CSS | direction Property

The direction property specifies the direction of the text/writing within any block element. It can have two values rtl(right to left) or ltr( left to right)

Syntax:

element_selector {
    direction: rtl|ltr|initial|inherit;
} 

Property values:



  • rtl: Specifies the direction as right to left.
  • ltr(default): Specifies the direction as left to right which is also the default direction.
  • initial: Sets the property to its default value.
  • inherit: Inherits the property from the parent element.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        CSS | direction Property
    </title>
    <style>
        html {
            color: green;
        }
          
        .rtl {
            direction: rtl;
        }
          
        .ltr {
            direction: ltr;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <p>This text goes from left to right. This is default.</p>
    <p class="ltr">This text goes from left to right.</p>
    <p class="rtl">This text goes from right to left.</p>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by direction property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 2.0
  • Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera 9.2
  • Apple Safari 1.3


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