text-emphasis-style

The text-emphasis-style CSS property sets the appearance of emphasis marks. It can also be set, and reset, using the text-emphasis shorthand.

/* Initial value */
text-emphasis-style: none; /* No emphasis marks */

/* <string> values */
text-emphasis-style: 'x';
text-emphasis-style: '点';
text-emphasis-style: '\25B2';
text-emphasis-style: '*';
text-emphasis-style: 'foo'; /* Should NOT be used. It may be computed to or rendered as 'f' only */

/* Keyword values */
text-emphasis-style: filled;
text-emphasis-style: open;
text-emphasis-style: dot;
text-emphasis-style: circle;
text-emphasis-style: double-circle;
text-emphasis-style: triangle;
text-emphasis-style: filled sesame;
text-emphasis-style: open sesame;

/* Global values */
text-emphasis-style: inherit;
text-emphasis-style: initial;
text-emphasis-style: revert;
text-emphasis-style: unset;

Syntax

Values

none
No emphasis marks.
filled
The shape is filled with solid color. If neither filled nor open is present, this is the default.
open
The shape is hollow.
dot
Display small circles as marks. The filled dot is '•' (U+2022), and the open dot is '◦' (U+25E6).
circle
Display large circles as marks. The filled circle is '●' (U+25CF), and the open circle is '○' (U+25CB).
double-circle
Display double circles as marks. The filled double-circle is '◉' (U+25C9), and the open double-circle is '◎' (U+25CE).
triangle
Display triangles as marks. The filled triangle is '▲' (U+25B2), and the open triangle is '△' (U+25B3).
sesame
Display sesames as marks. The filled sesame is '﹅' (U+FE45), and the open sesame is '﹆' (U+FE46).
<string>
Display the given string as marks. Authors should not specify more than one character in <string>. The UA may truncate or ignore strings consisting of more than one grapheme cluster.

Formal definition

Initial valuenone
Applies toall elements
Inheritedno
Computed valueas specified
Animation typediscrete

Formal syntax

none | [ [ filled | open ] || [ dot | circle | double-circle | triangle | sesame ] ] | <string>

Examples

Basic example

h2 {
  text-emphasis-style: sesame;
}

Specifications

Specification
CSS Text Decoration Module Level 3 (CSS Text Decoration 3)
# text-emphasis-style-property

Browser compatibility

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See also