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CSS padding-right Property

The padding-right CSS property sets the padding space on the right side of an element.

Negative values are not valid.

This property has no effect on inline elements, like <span>.

Initial Value 0
Applies to All elements, except when the display property is set to table-row-group, table-header-group, table-footer-group, table-row, table-column-group and table-column. It also applies to ::first-letter.
Inherited No.
Animatable Yes. Padding space is animatable.
Version CSS1
DOM Syntax object.style.paddingRight = "40px";

Syntax

padding-right: length | initial | inherit;

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      p {
      border: 2px solid #000; 
      color: #8ebf42;
      padding-right: 100px;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Padding-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s...</p>
  </body>
</html>

Another example where the padding space is set as "100pt":

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      p {
      border: 2px solid #000; 
      color: #8ebf42;
      padding-right: 100pt;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Padding-right property example</h2>
    <p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s</p>
  </body>
</html>

Values

Value Description
length It sets the right padding in px, pt, cm, etc. Its default value is 0px.
% It sets right padding in percent of the width of the containing element.
initial Makes the property use its default value.
inherit Inherits the property from its parents element.

Browser support

1.0+ 12.0+ 1.0+ 1.0+ 3.5+


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