overflow-clip-margin

The overflow-clip-margin CSS property determines how far outside its bounds an element with overflow: clip may be painted before being clipped.

Syntax

overflow-clip-margin: 20px;
overflow-clip-margin: 1em;

/* Global values */
overflow-clip-margin: inherit;
overflow-clip-margin: initial;
overflow-clip-margin: revert;
overflow-clip-margin: unset;

The overflow-clip-margin property is specified as a length, negative values are not allowed.

Note: If the element does not have overflow: clip then this property will be ignored.

Formal definition

Initial value0px
Applies toall elements
Inheritedno
Computed valuethe computed
Animation typediscrete

Formal syntax

<visual-box> || <length [0,∞]>

where
<visual-box> = content-box | padding-box | border-box

Examples

HTML

<div class="box">
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur.
</div>

CSS

.box {
  border: 3px solid black;
  width:  250px;
  height: 100px;
  overflow: clip;
  overflow-clip-margin: 20px;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification
CSS Overflow Module Level 3 (CSS Overflow 3)
# overflow-clip-margin

Browser compatibility

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See also