CSS | box decoration break Property

The box-decoration-break property is used to control the box decoration after fragmentation of paragraph. It defines the background, padding, border, margin, and clip-path of an element that is applied when the box for the element is broken into separated parts.

Syntax:

box-decoration-break: slice|clone|initial|inherit;

Property values:
slice: This property breaks the edges of the element fragments as a whole.

  • Syntax:
    box-decoration-break: slice;
  • Example:
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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>box-decoration-break property</title>
            <style>
                body {
                   text-align:center; 
                   width:80%;
                }
                span {
                    border: 2px solid green;
                    padding: 5px;
                    border-radius: 6px;
                    font-size: 24px;
                    line-height: 3;
                      
                }
                span.geek{ 
                    -webkit-box-decoration-break: slice;
                    -o-box-decoration-break: slice;
                    box-decoration-break: slice;
                      
                }
                .gfg {
                    font-size: 40px;
                    color: green;
                    font-weight: bold;
                }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
            <div class = "geeks">
              A computer science portal for geeks
            </div>
            <h2>box-decoration-break: slice;</h2>
            <span class="geek">
                Prepare for the Recruitment drive
                of product based companies<br>
                like Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc 
                with a free online placement<br>
                preparation course. The course focuses 
                on various MCQ's & Coding<br>
                question likely to be asked in the 
                interviews & make your<br>
                upcoming placement season efficient
                and successful.
            </span>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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  • Output:
    border

Clone: It is used to decorate each fragment of the element as if the fragments were unbroken, individual elements. Borders wrap the four edges of each fragment of the element, and backgrounds are redrawn in full for each fragment.

  • Syntax:
    box-decoration-break: clone;
  • Example:
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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>box-decoration-break property</title>
            <style>
                body {
                   text-align:center; 
                   width:80%;
                }
                span {
                    border: 2px solid green;
                    padding: 5px;
                    border-radius: 6px;
                    font-size: 24px;
                    line-height: 3;
                      
                }
                span.geek{ 
                    -webkit-box-decoration-break: clone;
                    -o-box-decoration-break: clone;
                    box-decoration-break: clone;
                      
                }
                .gfg {
                    font-size: 40px;
                    color: green;
                    font-weight: bold;
                }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
            <div class = "geeks">
                A computer science portal for geeks
            </div>
            <h2>box-decoration-break: clone;</h2>
            <span class="geek">
                Prepare for the Recruitment drive
                of product based companies<br>
                like Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc 
                with a free online placement<br>
                preparation course. The course focuses 
                on various MCQ's & Coding<br>
                question likely to be asked in the 
                interviews & make your<br>
                upcoming placement season efficient
                and successful.
            </span>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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  • Output:
    border

initial: It sets the property to its default value.

  • Syntax:
    box-decoration-break: initial;
  • Example:
    filter_none

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>box-decoration-break property</title>
            <style>
                body {
                   text-align:center; 
                   width:80%;
                }
                span {
                    border: 2px solid green;
                    padding: 5px;
                    border-radius: 6px;
                    font-size: 24px;
                    line-height: 3;
                      
                }
                span.geek{ 
                    -webkit-box-decoration-break: initial;
                    -o-box-decoration-break: initial;
                    box-decoration-break: initial;
                      
                }
                .gfg {
                    font-size: 40px;
                    color: green;
                    font-weight: bold;
                }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class = "gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
            <div class = "geeks">
                A computer science portal for geeks
            </div>
            <h2>box-decoration-break: initial;</h2>
            <span class="geek">
                Prepare for the Recruitment drive
                of product based companies<br>
                like Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc 
                with a free online placement<br>
                preparation course. The course focuses 
                on various MCQ's & Coding<br>
                question likely to be asked in the 
                interviews & make your<br>
                upcoming placement season efficient
                and successful.
            </span>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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  • Output:
    border

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by box-decoration-break Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 22.0 -webkit-
  • Firefox 32.0
  • Opera 11.5 -webkit-
  • Safari 6.1 -webkit-


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