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    The column-rule-width CSS property lets you set the width of the rule drawn between columns in multi-column layouts.

    • Initial value medium
    • Applies to multicol elements
    • Inherited no
    • Media visual
    • Computed value an absolute length; 0 if the column rule style is none or hidden
    • Animatable yes, as a length
    • Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar


    /* Keyword values */
    column-rule-width: thin;
    column-rule-width: medium;
    column-rule-width: thick;
    /* Length values */
    column-rule-width: 1px;
    column-rule-width: 2.5em;
    /* Global values */
    column-rule-width: inherit;
    column-rule-width: initial;
    column-rule-width: unset;


    Is a <length> or one of the thin, medium or thick keyword describing the width of the rule separating two columns.

    Formal syntax


    <br-width> = <length> | thin | medium | thick


    #header {
      column-rule-width: thick;


    Specification Status Comment
    CSS Multi-column Layout Module
    The definition of 'column-rule-width' in that specification.
    Candidate Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support (Yes)-webkit 3.5 (1.9.1)-moz 10 11.1 3.0 (522)-webkit
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? (Yes) ? ? ?

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    Last updated by: Sebastianz,