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font-style property

Specifies the font style of the object as italic, normal, or oblique.

Syntax

font-style: normal | italic | oblique

Property values

normal

Initial value. Font is normal.

italic

Font is italic.

oblique

Font is italic.

CSS information

Applies ToAll elements
Mediavisual
Inheritedtrue
Initial Valuenormal

Remarks

A Windows Store app using JavaScript is shipped with a default font-style, but you can change this default in Internet Options.

Examples

This example uses font-style to display text in the default body element text font weight (italic), then display text in a normal font.


body {
  font-style: italic;
  font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
}
.normalFontStyle {
  font-style: normal;
}


<body>
  <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... (font-style: italic)</p>
  <p class="normalFontStyle">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... (font-style: normal)</p>
</body>

The following image shows the result:

An image showing text with different font-weight settings.

See also

CSSStyleDeclaration
currentStyle
defaults
runtimeStyle
style
font

 

 

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