CSS left Property
To Specify the left offset of a positioned element
Definition and Notes.
1. The CSS left property defines the offset between the left outer margin edge of a positioned element and its containing block.
2. For elements positioned as absolute or fixed, it sets the distance between the left margin edge of the element and the left edge of its containing block.
3. For elements positioned as relative, it sets the distance the element is shifted above its initial position
CSS left property.
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Code-Editor:Note-If the styled element is not within any positioned element, then the placement is relative to the left edge of the browser window.
|length||Sets the value in length units. Values can be positive, negative and null.|
|%||The values are specified as the percentage of containing block's width.|
|auto||Leaves it to the browser to calculate the position of the left edge|
|inherit||The values for the left offset is inherited from the parent elements value|
|Value||<length> <percentage> | auto|
|Applies to||Positioned Elements (i.e elements with position property other than static)|
|Computed Value||For relatively positioned elements, see description; for static elements, auto; for length values, absolute length; for percentage values, the value in percentages, or else, auto.|