CSS2 » Properties » min-width

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min-width : length | percentage
The percentage value specifies the width of the element as a percentage of the width of the containing block (i.e., the block that contains the element). It is a positive integer number. The percent sign is mandatory.
The length value specifies the minimum width of the element and can be in any of the following seven units. Use the abbreviation.
Length Abbrev.
centimeters cm
ems em
inches in
millimeters mm
picas pc
pixels px
points pt

The min-width property is used to set the minimum width of an element. Other properties can be used to set the height, width, maximum height, maximum width, and the minimum height. This property is not inherited.

If a specified value for max-width is less than a previously specified value for min-width for the same element, then max-width is set to the value of min-width. If the specified value for min-width is greater than the width value for the same element, then width is set to the value of min-width.


p {min-width: 94px;}
p {min-width: 150%;}
Language(s): CSS2

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