CSS - margin-inline-end




  <p class="exampleText">Example text</p>


div {
  background-color: yellow;
  width: 120px;
  height: 120px;

.exampleText {
  writing-mode: vertical-lr;
  margin-inline-end: 20px;
  background-color: #c8c800;


/* <length> values */
margin-inline-end: 10px;      /* An absolute length */
margin-inline-end: 1em;       /* A length relative to the text size */
margin-inline-end: 5%;        /* A margin relative to the nearest block container's width */

/* Keyword values */
margin-inline-end: auto;

/* Global values */
margin-inline-end: inherit;
margin-inline-end: initial;
margin-inline-end: unset;


The margin-inline-end property takes the same values as the margin-left property.

Formal syntax



The margin-inline-end CSS property defines the logical inline end margin of an element, which maps to a physical margin depending on the element's writing mode, directionality, and text orientation. In other words, it corresponds to the margin-topmargin-rightmargin-bottom or margin-left property depending on the values defined for writing-mode, direction, and text-orientation.

It relates to margin-block-start, margin-block-end, and margin-inline-start, which define the other margins of the element.

Initial value0
Applies tosame as margin
Percentagesdepends on layout model
Computed valueif specified as a length, the corresponding absolute length; if specified as a percentage, the specified value; otherwise, auto
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Browser Compatibility  

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support[3] 41.0 (41.0)[1][2] No support No support No support[3]
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 41.0 (41.0)[1][2] No support No support No support

[1] Available since Gecko 38, but behind the preference layout.css.vertical-text.enabled, then disabled by default.

[2] From Firefox 3, Gecko supports the prefixed -moz-padding-end.

[3] From Chrome 2 and Safari 3, the similar prefixed -webkit-padding-end are supported.

See Also  


Specification Status Comment
CSS Logical Properties Level 1
The definition of 'margin-inline-end' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition


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