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bottom

Sets or retrieves the bottom position of the object relative to the bottom of the next positioned object in the document hierarchy.

Syntax

{ bottom: sBottom }

Possible values

sBottom

Variant that specifies or receives one of the following values:

auto

Default. Default position, according to the regular HTML layout of the page.

length

Floating-point number, followed by an absolute units designator (cm, mm, in, pt, or pc) or a relative units designator (em, ex, or px).

For more information about the supported length units, see Length units reference.

percentage

Integer, followed by a percent sign (%). The value is a percentage of the height of the parent object.

This property has a default value of auto. It is not inherited.

Remarks

The bottom property should be used only when the position property is set; otherwise, the value of the bottom property is ignored.

Example

This example uses the bottom property to set a DIV object 50 pixels from the bottom of the client area:

<div style = "position: absolute; bottom: 50px;">
. . .
</div>

Standards information

This property is defined in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Level 2 (CSS2) Ee371296.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png.

Applies to

a, abbr, acronym, b, bdo, big, blockquote, body, button, caption, center, cite, code, custom, dd, defaults, del, dfn, div, dl, dt, em, embed, fieldset, font, form, hn, hr, i, iframe, img, input type=button, input type=checkbox, input type=file, input type=image, input type=password, input type=radio, input type=reset, input type=submit, input type=text, ins, li, object, ol, p, q, s, span, sub, table, td, th, tt, u, ul, var, xmp

See also

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