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text-emphasis-style

The text-emphasis-style CSS property sets the appearance of emphasis marks. It can also be set, and reset, using the text-emphasis shorthand.

/* Initial value */
text-emphasis-style: none; /* No emphasis marks */

/* <string> values */
text-emphasis-style: 'x';
text-emphasis-style: '点';
text-emphasis-style: '\25B2';
text-emphasis-style: '*';
text-emphasis-style: 'foo'; /* Should NOT be used. It may be computed to or rendered as 'f' only */

/* Keyword values */
text-emphasis-style: filled;
text-emphasis-style: open;
text-emphasis-style: dot;
text-emphasis-style: circle;
text-emphasis-style: double-circle;
text-emphasis-style: triangle;
text-emphasis-style: filled sesame;
text-emphasis-style: open sesame;

/* Global values */
text-emphasis-style: inherit;
text-emphasis-style: initial;
text-emphasis-style: unset;

Syntax

Values

none
No emphasis marks.
filled
The shape is filled with solid color. If neither filled nor open is present, this is the default.
open
The shape is hollow.
dot
Display small circles as marks. The filled dot is '•' (U+2022), and the open dot is '◦' (U+25E6).
circle
Display large circles as marks. The filled circle is '●' (U+25CF), and the open circle is '○' (U+25CB).
double-circle
Display double circles as marks. The filled double-circle is '◉' (U+25C9), and the open double-circle is '◎' (U+25CE).
triangle
Display triangles as marks. The filled triangle is '▲' (U+25B2), and the open triangle is '△' (U+25B3).
sesame
Display sesames as marks. The filled sesame is '﹅' (U+FE45), and the open sesame is '﹆' (U+FE46).
<string>
Display the given string as marks. Authors should not specify more than one character in <string>. The UA may truncate or ignore strings consisting of more than one grapheme cluster.

Formal definition

Initial value none
Applies to all elements
Inherited no
Computed value as specified
Animation type discrete

Formal syntax

none | [ [ filled | open ] || [ dot | circle | double-circle | triangle | sesame ] ] | <string>

Examples

Basic example

h2 {
  text-emphasis-style: sesame;
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Text Decoration Module Level 3
The definition of 'text-emphasis' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
text-emphasis-style 25
Prefixed
25
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
79
Prefixed
79
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
46
46
45 — 49
Disabled
Disabled From version 45 until version 49 (exclusive): this feature is behind the layout.css.text-emphasis.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No 15
Prefixed
15
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
6.1
6.1
6.1
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
text-emphasis-style 4.4
Prefixed
4.4
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
25
Prefixed
25
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
46
46
45 — 49
Disabled
Disabled From version 45 until version 49 (exclusive): this feature is behind the layout.css.text-emphasis.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
14
Prefixed
14
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
7
7
7
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
1.5
Prefixed
1.5
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/text-emphasis-style