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The Style flexShrink property in HTML DOM is used to set how the specific item can be shrink in relation to the remaining flexible items within the container. 

Syntax:

  • It is used to return the flexShrink property.
object.style.flexShrink
  • It is used to set the flexShrink property.
object.style.flexShrink = "number|initial|inherit"

Property Values:

  • number: It is used to set a number which specify how much item is shrinkable in relation to the remaining flexible items. Its default value is 0.
  • initial: It sets the flexShrink property to its default value.
  • inherit: This property value is inherited from its parent element.

Example-1: 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Style flexShrink Property
    </title>
    <style>
        #Geeks {
            width: 350px;
            height: 100px;
            border: 1px solid #c3c3c3;
            display: flex;
        }
         
        #Geeks div {
            flex-grow: 1;
            flex-shrink: 1;
            flex-basis: 300px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h4>Click the button</h4>
    <button onclick="GFG()">Click Here!
        <br>
    </button>
    <p></p>
    <div id="Geeks">
        <div style="background-color:#64c962;
                    color:white;">
          GeeksForGeeks1
      </div>
        <div style="background-color:#2c932a;
                    color:white;"
             id="Geeks2">
          GeeksForGeeks2
      </div>
    </div>
   
    <script>
        function GFG() {
           
            // Safari 6.1+
            document.getElementById(
              "Geeks2").style.WebkitFlexShrink = "5";
           
            document.getElementById(
              "Geeks2").style.flexShrink = "5";
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

  

Example-2: 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML DOM Style flexShrink Property
    </title>
    <style>
        #Geeks {
            width: 350px;
            height: 100px;
            border: 1px solid #c3c3c3;
            display: flex;
        }
         
        #Geeks div {
            flex-grow: 1;
            flex-shrink: 1;
            flex-basis: 300px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h3>The flex-shrink Property</h3>
   
    <div id="Geeks">
        <div style="background-color:#44cc3f;">
      </div>
        <div style="background-color:#34a030;">
      </div>
        <div style="background-color:#2c932a;">
      </div>
        <div style="background-color:#267023;">
      </div>
        <div style="background-color:#175415;">
      </div>
    </div>
   
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

  

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM flex-shrink property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 29.0 and above
  • Edge 12.0 and above
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 and above
  • Firefox 20.0 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Safari 9.0 and above


Last Updated : 08 Aug, 2022
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