MARGINWIDTH Attribute | marginWidth Property

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Sets or retrieves the left and right margin widths before displaying the text in a frame.


Scriptingobject.marginWidth [ = iWidth ]

Possible Values

iWidthVariant that specifies or receives the width, in pixels.

The property is read/write. The property has no default value.

Expressions can be used in place of the preceding value(s), as of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. For more information, see About Dynamic Properties.


Margins cannot be less than 1 pixel or so large that the text cannot be displayed.

If marginWidth is specified but marginHeight is not, marginHeight is set to 0.

If the document hosted in the frame or iframe has margin-left or margin-right properties set either through Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or through the leftMargin or rightMargin properties of the body element, then this property is ignored.

Standards Information

This property is defined in HTML 4.0 Non-Microsoft link and is defined in World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Non-Microsoft link.

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