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CSS Padding-left Property

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CSS padding-left Property


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Definition

The padding-left property sets the left padding (space) of an element.

Note: Negative values are not allowed.

Inherited: No


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.paddingLeft="2cm"

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

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


Example

h1

padding-left: 10px
}

Possible Values

Value Description
length Defines a fixed left padding. Default value is 0
% Defines a left padding in % of the width of the closest element. This value does not work like expected in all browser



Try-It-Yourself Demos

Set the left padding using a cm value
This example demonstrates how to set the left padding of a table cell using a cm value.

Set the left padding using a percent value
This example demonstrates how to set the left padding of a table cell using a percent value.


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