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CSS Margin-left Property

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CSS margin-left Property


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Definition

The margin-left property sets the left margin of an element.

Note: Negative values are allowed.

Inherited: No


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.marginLeft="10px"

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can find more details about the marginLeft property.

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can also find a full Style Object Reference.


Example

h1

margin-left: 10px
}

h2

margin-left: -20px
}

Possible Values

Value Description
auto The browser sets a left margin
length Defines a fixed left margin. Default value is 0
% Defines a left margin in % of the total width of the document



Try-It-Yourself Demos

Set the left margin of a text using a cm value
This example demonstrates how to set the left margin of a text using a cm value.

Set the left margin of a text using a percent value
This example demonstrates how to set the left margin of a text using a percent value.


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