CSS outline properties

Last updated on : 2022-04-10

Note:
CSS outline properties shows a browser compatibility score of 100. This is a collective score out of 100 to represent browser support of a web technology. The higher this score is, the greater is the browser compatibility. The browser compatibility score is not a 100% reflection for every browser and the web technology support. However, it does give you an estimate on how much you should rely on a particular web technology in terms of browser compatibility.

Overview

Outline properties are used to draw a border around an element, but the shape and style of the outline does not affect layout.

Formal Definition

Inherited

no

Applies to

all elements

Initial value

outline-color: invert, for browsers supporting it, currentColor for the other outline-style: none outline-width: medium

Animation type

outline-color: a color outline-width: a length outline-style: discrete

Computed value

outline-color: For the keyword invert, the computed value is invert. For the color value, if the value is translucent, the computed value will be the rgba() corresponding one. If it isn't, it will be the rgb() corresponding one. The transparent keyword maps to rgba(0,0,0,0). outline-width: an absolute length; if the keyword none is specified, the computed value is 0 outline-style: as specified

Specifications

CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 4 # outline

Syntax

/* style */
 outline: solid;
 /* color | style */
 outline: #f66 dashed;
 /* style | width */
 outline: inset thick;
 /* color | style | width */
 outline: green solid 3px;
 /* Global values */
 outline: inherit;
 outline: initial;
 outline: revert;
 outline: unset;

Browser Compatibility

  • CSS outline properties on IE is fully supported on None of the versions, partially supported on 8-11, and not supported on 5.5-7 IE versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Edge is fully supported on 15-99, partially supported on 12-14, and not supported on below 12 Edge versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Firefox is fully supported on 2-100, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 2 Firefox versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Chrome is fully supported on 4-103, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 4 Chrome versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Safari is fully supported on 3.2-15.4, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 3.2 Safari versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Opera is fully supported on 11.6-83, partially supported on 9.5-11.1, and not supported on below 9.5 Opera versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Safari on iOS is fully supported on 3.2-15.4, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 3.2 Safari on iOS versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Android Browser is fully supported on 2.3-99, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 2.3 Android Browser versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Opera Mobile is fully supported on 12.1-64, partially supported on 10-11, and not supported on below 10 Opera Mobile versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Chrome for Android is fully supported on 97-100, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 97 Chrome for Android versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Firefox for Android is fully supported on 95-98, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 95 Firefox for Android versions.
  • CSS outline properties on Samsung Internet is fully supported on 4-16, partially supported on None of the versions, and not supported on below 4 Samsung Internet versions.
100
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Browser Compatibility Score

Chrome IE
High

Browser Support For IE Versions

-
Fully
8-11
Partially
5.5-7
No Support
Chrome Edge
High

Browser Support For Edge Versions

15-99
Fully
12-14
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Firefox
High

Browser Support For Firefox Versions

2-100
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Chrome
High

Browser Support For Chrome Versions

4-103
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Safari
High

Browser Support For Safari Versions

3.2-15.4
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Opera
High

Browser Support For Opera Versions

11.6-83
Fully
9.5-11.1
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Safari on iOS
High

Browser Support For Safari on iOS Versions

3.2-15.4
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Android Browser
High

Browser Support For Android Browser Versions

2.3-99
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Opera Mobile
High

Browser Support For Opera Mobile Versions

12.1-64
Fully
10-11
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Chrome for Android
High

Browser Support For Chrome for Android Versions

97-100
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Firefox for Android
High

Browser Support For Firefox for Android Versions

95-98
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support
Chrome Samsung Internet
High

Browser Support For Samsung Internet Versions

4-16
Fully
-
Partially
-
No Support

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Last Modified date

2022-04-10

Browser Support for CSS outline properties

  • ChromeChrome
  • Safari Safari
  • Firefox Firefox
  • IE Internet Explorer
  • Opera Opera
  • Edge Edge

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