CSS print-color-adjust Property

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div {
  background-color: black;
  background-image: linear-gradient(
    rgba(0, 0, 180, 0.5),
    rgba(70, 140, 220, 0.5)
  color: #900;
  width: 15rem;
  height: 6rem;
  text-align: center;
  font: 24px "Helvetica", sans-serif;
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
  print-color-adjust: exact;


The print-color-adjust CSS property sets what, if anything, the user agent may do to optimize the appearance of the element on the output device.

By default, the browser is allowed to make any adjustments to the element's appearance it determines to be necessary and prudent given the type and capabilities of the output device.

Default value:economy
JavaScript syntax:

Standard Syntax

print-color-adjust: economy|exact|initial|inherit|revert|revert-layer|unset;

Browser Support


Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property:

Value Description
economy This is the default value. The user agent is allowed to make adjustments to the element as it deems appropriate and prudent in order to optimize the output for the device it's being rendered for. For example, when printing, a browser might opt to leave out all background images and to adjust text colors to be sure the contrast is optimized for reading on white paper.
exact The element's content has been specifically and carefully crafted to use colors, images, and styles in a thoughtful and/or important way, such that being altered by the browser might actually make things worse rather than better. The appearance of the content should not be changed except by the user's request. For example, a page might include a list of information with rows whose background colors alternate between white and a light grey. Removing the background color would decrease the legibility of the content.
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 {
  print-color-adjust: economy;
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