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CSS right Property

To Specify the right offset of a positioned element

Definition and Notes.

1. The CSS right property defines the offset between the right 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 right margin edge of the element and the right edge of its containing block.

3. For elements positioned as relative, it sets the distance the element is shifted above its initial position


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Note-If the styled element is not within any positioned element, then the placement is relative to the right edge of the browser window.

Property Values

Value Description
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 right edge
inherit The values for the right offset is inherited from the parent elements value


Specs Value
Name right
Value <length> <percentage> | auto
Initial Value auto
Applies to Positioned Elements (i.e elements with position property other than static)
Javascript syntax"-100px"
Inherited No
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.
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