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

Syntax

/* <'border-style'> values */
column-rule-style: none;
column-rule-style: hidden;
column-rule-style: dotted;
column-rule-style: dashed;
column-rule-style: solid;
column-rule-style: double;
column-rule-style: groove;
column-rule-style: ridge;
column-rule-style: inset;
column-rule-style: outset;

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

The column-rule-style property is specified as a single <'border-style'> value.

Values

<'border-style'>
Is a keyword defined by border-style describing the style of the rule. The styling must be interpreted as in the collapsing border model.

Formal syntax

<'border-style'>

Example

HTML

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

CSS

p {
  column-count: 3;
  column-rule-style: dashed;
}

Result

Specifications

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

Initial valuenone
Applies tomulticol elements
Inheritedno
Mediavisual
Computed valueas specified
Animation typediscrete
Canonical orderper grammar

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support

50

Yes -webkit-

12

12 -webkit-

52

Yes -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-