CSS column-gap Property

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.example {
  column-count: 3;
  column-gap: 100px;

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The column-gap property defines the gap between columns in a multicolumn text flow.

Default value:normal
Version:CSS Box Alignment Module Level 3
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

column-gap: normal|length|percentage|initial|inherit|revert|revert-layer|unset;

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.


Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
normal This is default value. Specifies a normal gap between the columns. W3C suggests a value in 1em.
length Specified length that will set the gap between the columns
percentage The size of the gap between columns, defined as a percentage. The value must be non-negative.
initial Sets this property to its default value.
inherit If specified, the associated element takes the computed value of its parent element animation-delay property.
revert Reverts the cascaded value of the property from its current value to the value the property
revert-layer Rollback styles to the ones specified in previous cascade layers.
unset Resets a property to its inherited value if the property naturally inherits from its parent, and to its initial value if not.

Default CSS Property Values

selectors {
  column-gap: normal;

More Example


.grid-container {
  display: grid;
  grid-gap: 10px;
  grid-template-columns: auto auto auto;
  column-gap: 50px
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