The column-gap property sets the gap between columns. If there is a column rule between columns, it will appear in the middle of the gap.

  • Initial valuenormal
  • Applies toMulti-column elements
  • InheritedNo
  • MediaVisual
  • Computed valueAbsolute length or 'normal'
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: <length> | normal

column-gap: 10px;
column-gap: 1.3em;
column-gap: normal;
  • <length>A floating-point number, followed by either an absolute units designator (cm, mm, in, pt, or pc) or a relative units designator (em, ex, or px), that indicates the width of the gap between columns.
  • normalThe width of the normal value is user-agent specific, but 1em is suggested.
body {
   column-gap: 10px;
   column-rule: thin solid black;

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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