Description

Columns is a shorthand property for column-width and column-count. It allows content to be displayed in a format similar to newspaper columns. Content flows automatically into the number of columns specified or calculated, if column-width is specified.

Part of CSS3 Multi-column layout module used to flow content into newspaper like columns.

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Live Example
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Values
column-width & | column-count
Introduced in CSS version
3
Applies to elements
non-replaced block-level elements (except table elements), table cells, and inline-block elements
Inherited
No
Browser Support
BrowsersIEFirefoxSafariOperaChrome
Versions10-moz--webkit-12-webkit-
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See the full list CSS properties and browser support: CSS Properties