The column-rule-color CSS property sets the color of the rule (line) drawn between columns in a multi-column layout.

Syntax

/* <color> values */
column-rule-color: red;
column-rule-color: rgb(192, 56, 78);
column-rule-color: transparent;
column-rule-color: hsla(0, 100%, 50%, 0.6);

/* Global values */
column-rule-color: inherit;
column-rule-color: initial;
column-rule-color: unset;

The column-rule-color property is specified as a single <color> value.

Values

<color>
The color of the rule that separates columns.

Formal syntax

<color>

where
<color> = <rgb()> | <rgba()> | <hsl()> | <hsla()> | <hex-color> | <named-color> | currentcolor | <deprecated-system-color>

where
<rgb()> = rgb( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgb( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<rgba()> = rgba( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgba( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<hsl()> = hsl( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsl( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )
<hsla()> = hsla( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsla( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )

where
<alpha-value> = <number> | <percentage>
<hue> = <number> | <angle>

Example

HTML

<p>This is a bunch of text split into three columns.
   The `column-rule-color` property is used to change
   the color of the line that is drawn between columns.
   Don't you think that's wonderful?</p>

CSS

p {
  column-count: 3;
  column-rule-style: solid;
  column-rule-color: blue;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Multi-column Layout Module
The definition of 'column-rule-color' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Initial valuecurrentcolor
Applies tomulticol elements
Inheritedno
Mediavisual
Computed valuecomputed color
Animation typea color
Canonical orderper grammar

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support

50

Yes -webkit-

12

12 -webkit-

52

3.5 -moz-

10

11.1

15 -webkit-

3 -webkit-
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes

50

Yes -webkit-

Yes

Yes -webkit-

52

Yes -moz-

? ?

5.0

Yes -webkit-

See also