This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The -ms-content-zoom-chaining CSS property is a Microsoft extension specifying the zoom behavior that occurs when a user hits the zoom limit during page manipulation.

Initial value none
Applies to non-replaced block-level elements and non-replaced inline-block elements
Inherited no
Media interactive
Computed value as specified
Animation type discrete
Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar



The initial value. A bounce effect is shown when the user hits a zoom limit during page manipulation.
The nearest zoomable parent element begins zooming when the user hits a zoom limit during page manipulation. No bounce effect is shown.

Formal syntax

  none | chained


Not part of any specification.


This property has no effect on non-zoomable elements. For information on zoomable elements, see -ms-content-zooming.

Starting with Windows 8.1, this property is also supported for touchpad interaction.

This property requires Windows 8 or later.

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