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CSS Direction Property

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CSS direction Property


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Definition

The direction property sets the text direction.

Inherited: Yes


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.direction="rtl"

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

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


Examples

div

direction: rtl

Possible Values

Value Description
ltr Default. Text direction is left-to-right
rtl Text direction is right-to-left

 


Try-It-Yourself Demos

Set the text direction of an element
This example demonstrates how to change the text direction of an element.


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