CSSVariableReferenceValue

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The CSSVariableReferenceValue interface of the CSS Typed Object Model API allows you to create a custom name for a built-in CSS value. This object functionality is sometimes called a "CSS variable" and serves the same purpose as the var() function. The custom name must begin with two dashes.

Constructor

CSSVariableReferenceValue.CSSVariableReferenceValue()
Creates a new CSSVariableReferenceValue object.

Properties

CSSVariableReferenceValue.variable
Returns the custom name passed to the constructor.
CSSVariableReferenceValue.fallback Read only
Returns the built-in CSS value for the custom name.

Methods

None.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM)
The definition of 'CSSVariableReferenceValue' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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CSSVariableReferenceValue
Experimental
Chrome Full support 66Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 53Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 66Chrome Android Full support 66Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
CSSVariableReferenceValue() constructor
Experimental
Chrome Full support 66Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 53Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 66Chrome Android Full support 66Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?
fallback
Experimental
Chrome Full support 66Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 53Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 66Chrome Android Full support 66Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
variable
Experimental
Chrome Full support 66Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 53Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 66Chrome Android Full support 66Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.