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  • Last Updated : 23 Aug, 2022
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The selection selector is used to set the CSS property to the part of document that is selected by the user (such as clicking and dragging the mouse across text). Only some CSS properties is used with ::selection selector. Supported CSS property are color, background, cursor, and outline. 

Syntax:

::selection {
    // CSS Property
}

Example: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>::selection Selector</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
                color: green;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
             
            /* CSS property for Firefox */
            ::-moz-selection {
                color: white;
                background: green;
            }
             
            ::selection {
                color: white;
                background: green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>::selection selector</h2>
        <p>A Computer Science portal for geeks </p>
    </body>
</html>                   

Output:

 selection 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by ::selection Selector are listed below:

  • Apple Safari 1.1 and above
  • Google Chrome 1.0 and above
  • Edge 12.0 and above
  • Firefox 62.0 and above
  • Opera 9.5 and above

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