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backface-visibility property

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the back face (reverse side) of an object is visible.

This property is read/write.

CSS Transforms Module, Level 3, Section 12Internet Explorer 10

 

Syntax

backface-visibility: visible | hidden

Property values

One of the following visibility values.

visible

Default. The back face is visible.

hidden

The back face is not visible.

CSS information

Applies Toblock-level and inline-level elements
Mediavisual
Inheritedno
Initial Valuevisible

Standards information

Remarks

This property is applied to objects that have a transform (such as a rotation about the x or y-axis) specified.

Do not use the Microsoft vendor prefix ("-ms-") before the backface-visibility property. It is supported unprefixed in Internet Explorer 10 and later.

To learn more about Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) transforms in Windows Internet Explorer, see How to bring your webpage to life with CSS transforms, transitions, and animations.

As of Internet Explorer for Windows Phone 8.1 Update, Internet Explorer for Windows Phone supports "-webkit-backface-visibility" as an alias for this property.

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How to bring your webpage to life with CSS transforms, transitions, and animations

 

 

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