CSS font-style Property

Set different font styles for three paragraphs:

p.normal {
font-style: normal;
}p.italic {
font-style: italic;
}p.oblique {
font-style: oblique;

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Definition and Usage

The font-style property specifies the font style for a text.

Default value: normal
Inherited: yes
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.fontStyle=”italic” Try it
CSS Syntax
font-style: normal|italic|oblique|initial|inherit;
Property Values
Value Description
normal The browser displays a normal font style. This is default
italic The browser displays an italic font style
oblique The browser displays an oblique font style
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit