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shape outside

The CSS shape outside property specifies the shape of the float area that is to be used when wrapping inline content around floating elements.

CSS Syntaxshape-outside: border-box;
JavaScript Syntaxelement.style.shapeOutside = "border-box";

Value

none - no float area is specified. shape box - margin-box, border-box, padding-box, content-box. basic shape - inset(), circle(), ellipse(), polygon(). image - extract a shape from an image that has an alpha channel.


Initial value: none Animatable: as basic-shape see animatable properties CSS level: 3 Web standard: not yet what's this?

CSS Code Example

Test this code in Google Chrome Browser for now to see how the inline content wraps around the floating shape. <style> #div1 { float: left; shape-outside: polygon(0 0, 100% 100%, 0 100%); shape-margin: 10px; width: 200px; height: 100%; border: 1px dashed red; } </style> <div id="div1"></div> At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet ut et voluptates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat. Test this code in Google Chrome Browser for now to see how the inline content wraps around the floating shape. <style> #div1 { float: left; shape-outside: border-box; shape-margin: 10px; background: #B7DBFF; width: 100px; height: 100px; padding: 50px; border: 10px solid skyblue; border-radius: 100%; } </style> <div id="div1"></div> At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet ut et voluptates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Module

Shapes Module

Official Documentation

http://www.w3.org/TR/css-shapes-1/#propdef-shape-outside

CSS

Properties

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