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CSS column-gap Property

Last Updated : 12 Jun, 2023
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The column-gap property in CSS is used to specify the amount of gap between the columns in which a given text is divided using the column-count property. 


column-gap: length|normal|initial|inherit;

Default Value: normal 

Property Values:

  • length: This value specifies the length that will set the gap between the columns.
  • normal: This is the default value. This value is used to specify a normal gap between the columns.
  • initial: This value is used to set the column-gap property to its default value.
  • inherit: This value tells the column-gap property to inherit the property from its parent.



<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>The column-gap Property</title>
        .gfg {
            -webkit-column-count: 3;
            -moz-column-count: 3;
            column-count: 3;
            -webkit-column-gap: 40px;
            -moz-column-gap: 40px;
            column-gap: 40px;
            /* Specifying Column Gap */
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            text-align: center;
        The column-gap Property
        The column-gap property defines the gap
        between the columns of the element:
    <!-- The text inside below div tag is divided in
        3 columns with a gap of 40px between
        the columns -->
    <div class="gfg">
        The course is designed for students as well as
        working professionals to prepare for coding
        interviews. This course is going to have coding
        questions from school level to the level
        needed for product based companies like Amazon,
        Microsoft, Adobe, etc.


Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by column-gap Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 10 and above
  • Firefox 1.5 and above
  • Opera 11.1 and above
  • Safari 3 and above

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