<flex>

The <flex> CSS data type denotes a flexible length within a grid container. It is used in grid-template-columns, grid-template-rows and other related properties.

Syntax

The <flex> data type is specified as a <number> followed by the unit fr. The fr unit represents a fraction of the leftover space in the grid container. As with all CSS dimensions, there is no space between the unit and the number.

Examples

Examples of correct values for the fr data type

1fr    /* Using an integer value */
2.5fr  /* Using a float value */

Example of use in a tracklisting for CSS Grid layout

.grid {
  display: grid;
  grid-template-columns: 1fr 1fr 2.5fr 1.5fr;
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Grid Layout
The definition of '<flex>' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also