The text-emphasis-style CSS property sets the appearance of emphasis marks. It can also be set, and reset, using the text-emphasis shorthand.

Initial value none
Applies to all elements


background-attachment: fixed;


No emphasis marks.
The shape is filled with solid color. If neither filled nor open is present, this is the default.
The shape is hollow.
Display small circles as marks. The filled dot is '•' (U+2022), and the open dot is '◦' (U+25E6).
Display large circles as marks. The filled circle is '●' (U+25CF), and the open circle is '○' (U+25CB).
Display double circles as marks. The filled double-circle is '◉' (U+25C9), and the open double-circle is '◎' (U+25CE).
Display triangles as marks. The filled triangle is '▲' (U+25B2), and the open triangle is '△' (U+25B3).
Display sesames as marks. The filled sesame is '﹅' (U+FE45), and the open sesame is '﹆' (U+FE46).
Display the given string as marks. Authors should not specify more than one character in . The UA may truncate or ignore strings consisting of more than one grapheme cluster.

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