The ime-mode property controls the state of the input method editor for text fields.

  • Initial valueauto
  • Applies toText fields
  • InheritedNo
  • MediaInteractive
  • Computed valueAs specified
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: auto | normal | active | inactive | disabled | inherit

ime-mode: auto;
ime-mode: normal;
ime-mode: active;
ime-mode: inactive;
ime-mode: disabled;
  • autoNo change is made to the current input method editor state. This is the default.
  • normalThe IME state should be normal; this value can be used in a user style sheet to override the page setting.
  • activeThe input method editor is initially active; text entry is performed using it unless the user specifically dismisses it.
  • inactiveThe input method editor is initially inactive, but the user may activate it if they wish.
  • disabledThe input method editor is disabled and may not be activated by the user.
.class {
   ime-mode: normal;

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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