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CSS left Property


Set the left edge of the total situated <div> component 80px to one side of the left edge of its closest situated ancestor:

div.absolute {
    position: absolute;
    left: 80px;
    width: 200px;
    tallness: 120px;
    fringe: 3px strong hotpink;

Definition and Usage

For totally situated components, the left property sets the left edge of a component to a unit to one side/right of the left edge of its closest situated ancestor.

Note: If an outright situated component has no situated predecessors, it utilizes the record body, and moves alongside page scrolling.

Default value: auto
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes.
Version: CSS2
JavaScript syntax: object.style.left="100px"

Browser Support

The numbers in the table determine the principal program form that completely underpins the property.

left 1.0 12.0 5.5 1.0 1.0 5.0

CSS Syntax

left: auto|length|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
auto Lets the program ascertain the left edge position. This is default
length Sets the left edge position in px, cm, and so forth. Negative qualities are allowed
% Sets the left edge position in % of containing component. Negative qualities are permitted
initial Sets this property to its default esteem.
inherit Inherits this property from its parent component.