# Custom Properties

HiQ is built on a series of custom properties, all of which you can customize to theme elements for your project. You can find the full list of custom properties used in HiQ below.

Property Name (global/local) Description
--hiq-color-gray-1
The first gray in the grayscale palette.
--hiq-color-gray-2
The second gray in the grayscale palette. By default, used as the document text color.
--hiq-color-gray-3
The third gray in the grayscale palette.
--hiq-color-gray-4
The fourth gray in the grayscale palette.
--hiq-color-gray-5
The fifth gray in the grayscale palette. By default, used as the disabled color.
--hiq-color-gray-6
The sixth gray in the grayscale palette. By default, used as the border color.
--hiq-color-gray-7
The seventh gray in the grayscale palette.
--hiq-color-gray-8
The eight gray in the grayscale palette.
--hiq-color-primary
The primary color, often defined as the 'brand' color. By default, used for links and buttons.
--hiq-color-success
The color used to define success states in meter elements.
--hiq-color-warning
The color used to define warning states in meter elements.
--hiq-color-danger
The color used to define danger states in meter elements and invalid inputs.
--hiq-html-background-color
Sets the background color on the html element, which is visible when scrolling past the beginning and end of the document.
--hiq-body-background-color
Sets the background color on the document body.
--hiq-disabled-border-color
Sets the border color for buttons and inputs that have the disabled attribute.
--hiq-disabled-background-color
Sets the border color for buttons and inputs that have the disabled attribute.
--hiq-disabled-text-color
Sets the text color for buttons and inputs that have the disabled attribute.
--hiq-max-container-width
Sets the maximum width of elements with the .container class.
--hiq-container-horizontal-gap
Sets the left and right gap between the container edge and the parent element.
--hiq-block-element-margin-bottom
Sets the bottom margin on numerous block-level elements.
--hiq-border-radius
Sets the base border radius is applied to buttons, inputs, code blocks and other elements by default.
--hiq-outline-width
Sets the width of the outline that appears on focusable elements when focused (this is actually created with box-shadow).
--hiq-outline-color
Sets the color of the outline that appears on focusable elements when focused.
--hiq-speed
Sets the default transition speed for hover, focus and active states on links, buttons and inputs.
--hiq-easing
Defines the default easing curve for hover, focus, and active states on links, buttons and inputs.
--hiq-text-rendering
Sets the text-rendering property that tells the browser what to optimize for when rendering text.
--hiq-letter-spacing-base
The default letter-spacing assigned to the entire document.
--hiq-text-color
Sets the default color for all text in the document, including body copy and headings.
--hiq-font-family-base
Sets the default font family used for all elements, except for code, kbd, samp and pre.
--hiq-font-family-monospace
Sets the default monospaced font family, used in code, kbd, samp and pre elements.
--hiq-unitless-min-font-size
The minimum font size in pixels. Type will be no smaller than this. Must not include the term 'px'.
--hiq-unitless-max-font-size
The maximum font size in pixels. Type will be no larger than this. Must not include the term 'px'.
--hiq-unitless-lower-font-range
The viewport width in pixels at which font size starts increasing. At smaller widths, type remains static. Must not include the term 'px'.
--hiq-unitless-upper-font-range
The viewport width in pixels at which font size stops increasing. At larger widths, type remains static. Must not include the term 'px'.
--hiq-font-size-1
First and largest size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h1 element.
--hiq-font-size-2
Second size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h2 element.
--hiq-font-size-3
Third size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h3 element.
--hiq-font-size-4
Fourth size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h4 element.
--hiq-font-size-5
Fifth size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h5 element.
--hiq-font-size-6
Sixth size in the type scale. Applied by default to the h6 element.
--hiq-font-size-base
Base font size for document. All inline elements and paragraphs receive this type size by default.
--hiq-font-size-large
Size slightly larger than the base font size. Set to the fourth font size by default.
--hiq-font-size-small
Size slightly smaller than the base font size. The small element is assigned this size. Set to the sixth font size by default.
--hiq-heading-font-weight
The font weight assigned to h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, and h6 elements.
--hiq-line-height-base
Base line height for all elements, except for headings.
--hiq-heading-line-height
Line height for h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, and h6 elements.
--hiq-font-weight-light
The lightest weight in the default font weight range.
--hiq-font-weight-normal
Corresponds to a 'normal' font weight. The majority of elements receive this weight by default.
--hiq-font-weight-medium
A slightly heavier weight than normal.
--hiq-font-weight-semibold
The second-to-heaviest weight in the default font weight range.
--hiq-font-weight-bold
The heaviest weight in the default font weight range.
--hiq-font-weight-base
The font weight assigned to the majority of elements. This is set to the normal font weight by default.
--hiq-mark-color
Sets the background color for the mark element, which represents highlighted text.
--hiq-deleted-color
Sets the background color for the del element, which represents a range of text that has been deleted for the document.
--hiq-inserted-color
Sets the background color for the ins element, which represents a range of text that has been added to the document.
--hiq-selection-color
Sets the background color for a user selection within the document.
--hiq-list-margin-left
--list-margin-left
Sets the left margin for ul and ol elements.
--hiq-unordered-list-style
--unordered-list-style
Sets the bullet style for ul elements.
--hiq-description-list-title-font-weight
--description-list-title-font-weight
The font weight assigned to the dt element.
--hiq-blockquote-font-size
--blockquote-font-size
Sets the font-size for the p element within a blockquote.
--hiq-blockquote-line-height
--blockquote-line-height
Sets the line-height for the p element within a blockquote.
--hiq-blockquote-citation-color
--blockquote-citation-color
Sets the color for the cite element within a blockquote.
--hiq-horizontal-rule-height
--horizontal-rule-height
Sets the thickness of a horizontal rule.
--hiq-horizontal-rule-color
--horizontal-rule-color
Sets the color of a horizontal rule.
--hiq-link-color
--link-color
Sets the text color for static state anchor elements.
--hiq-link-hover-color
--link-hover-color
Sets the text color for hovered anchor elements.
--hiq-link-active-color
--link-active-color
Sets the text color for active anchor elements.
--hiq-link-text-decoration
--link-text-decoration
Sets the text decoration (underlined or otherwise) for anchor elements.
--hiq-button-height
--button-height
Sets the height for buttons and button-like elements.
--hiq-button-vertical-padding
--button-vertical-padding
Sets the top and bottom padding for buttons.
--hiq-button-horizontal-padding
--button-horizontal-padding
Sets the left and right padding for buttons.
--hiq-button-border-width
--button-border-width
Sets the border width for buttons.
--hiq-button-border-radius
--button-border-radius
Sets the border-radius for buttons.
--hiq-button-font-weight
--button-font-weight
Sets the font weight for button text.
--hiq-button-border-color
--button-border-color
Sets the border color for static state buttons.
--hiq-button-background-color
--button-background-color
Sets the background color for static state buttons.
--hiq-button-text-color
--button-text-color
Sets the text color for static state buttons.
--hiq-button-hover-border-color
--button-hover-border-color
Sets the border color for hovered buttons.
--hiq-button-hover-background-color
--button-hover-background-color
Sets the background color for hovered buttons.
--hiq-button-hover-text-color
--button-hover-text-color
Sets the text color for hovered buttons.
--hiq-button-active-border-color
--button-active-border-color
Sets the border color for active buttons.
--hiq-button-active-background-color
--button-active-background-color
Sets the background color for active buttons.
--hiq-button-active-text-color
--button-active-text-color
Sets the text color for active buttons.
--hiq-code-padding-vertical
--code-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding for code elements.
--hiq-code-padding-horizontal
--code-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding for code elements.
--hiq-code-border-color
--code-border-color
Sets the border color for code elements.
--hiq-code-font-size
--code-font-size
Sets the font size for code, kbd, pre, and samp elements.
--hiq-code-background-color
--code-background-color
Sets the background color for code elements.
--hiq-code-text-color
--code-text-color
Sets the text color for code elements.
--hiq-pre-padding-vertical
--pre-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding for pre elements.
--hiq-pre-padding-horizontal
--pre-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding for pre elements.
--hiq-pre-border-color
--pre-border-color
Sets the border color for pre elements.
--hiq-pre-background-color
--pre-background-color
Sets the background color for pre elements.
--hiq-pre-text-color
--pre-text-color
Sets the text color for pre elements.
--hiq-kbd-padding-vertical
--kbd-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding for kbd elements.
--hiq-kbd-padding-horizontal
--kbd-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding for kbd elements.
--hiq-kbd-border-color
--kbd-border-color
Sets the border color for kbd elements.
--hiq-nested-kbd-font-weight
--nested-kbd-font-weight
Sets the font weight for kbd elements that are nested within other kbd elements.
--hiq-kbd-background-color
--kbd-background-color
Sets the background-color for kbd elements.
--hiq-kbd-text-color
--kbd-text-color
Sets the text color for kbd elements.
--hiq-figcaption-margin-top
--figcaption-margin-top
Sets the top margin for figcaptions to separate them from the content of the figure.
--hiq-figcaption-font-weight
--figcaption-font-weight
Sets the font weight for figcaptions.
--hiq-figcaption-text-color
--figcaption-text-color
Sets the text color for figcaptions.
--hiq-image-border-radius
--image-border-radius
Sets the border radius for img elements.
--hiq-table-head-border-width
--table-head-border-width
Sets the width of the bottom border on cells within the thead element.
--hiq-table-foot-border-width
--table-foot-border-width
Sets the width of the top border on cells within the tfoot element.
--hiq-table-caption-padding-vertical
--table-caption-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding on the caption element with a table.
--hiq-table-caption-text-color
--table-caption-text-color
Sets the text color on the caption element within a table.
--hiq-table-caption-font-weight
--table-caption-font-weight
Sets the font weight for the caption element within a table.
--hiq-table-cell-padding-vertical
--table-cell-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding for th and td elements.
--hiq-table-cell-padding-horizontal
--table-cell-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding for th and td elements.
--hiq-table-cell-border-width
--table-cell-border-width
Sets the border width for th and td elements.
--hiq-table-cell-border-color
--table-cell-border-color
Sets the border color for th and td elements.
--hiq-table-heading-background-color
--table-heading-background-color
Sets the background color for th elements.
--hiq-table-heading-text-color
--table-heading-text-color
Sets the text color for th elements.
--hiq-table-heading-font-weight
--table-heading-font-weight
Sets the font weight for th elements.
--hiq-fieldset-padding-vertical
--fieldset-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding for the fieldset element.
--hiq-fieldset-padding-horizontal
--fieldset-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right margin for the fieldset element.
--hiq-fieldset-border-width
--fieldset-border-width
Sets the border width for the fieldset element.
--hiq-fieldset-border-color
--fieldset-border-color
Sets the border color for the fieldset element.
--hiq-legend-margin-bottom
--legend-margin-bottom
Sets the bottom margin for the legend element used within a form.
--hiq-legend-font-weight
--legend-font-weight
Sets the font weight for the legend element used within a form.
--hiq-label-margin-bottom
--label-margin-bottom
Sets the bottom margin for the label element used within a form to separate it from its related input.
--hiq-label-font-weight
--label-font-weight
Sets the font weight for the label element used within a form.
--hiq-input-invalid-border-color
--input-invalid-border-color
Sets the border color for invalid inputs.
--hiq-input-valid-border-color
--input-valid-border-color
Sets the border color for valid inputs.
--hiq-input-height
--input-height
Sets the default height on text inputs.
--hiq-input-padding-vertical
--input-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding on text inputs.
--hiq-input-padding-horizontal
--input-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding on text inputs.
--hiq-input-border-width
--input-border-width
Sets the border width on text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-border-radius
--input-border-radius
Sets the border radius on text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-border-color
--input-border-color
Sets the border color on static state text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-background-color
--input-background-color
Sets the background color on static state text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-text-color
--input-text-color
Sets the text color on static state text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-placeholder-color
--input-placeholder-color
Sets the placeholder text color on static state text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-hover-border-color
--input-hover-border-color
Sets the border color on hovered text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-hover-background-color
--input-hover-background-color
Sets the background color on hovered text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-hover-text-color
--input-hover-text-color
Sets the text color on hovered text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-focus-border-color
--input-focus-border-color
Sets the border color on focused text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-focus-background-color
--input-focus-background-color
Sets the background color on focused text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-input-focus-text-color
--input-focus-text-color
Sets the text color on focused text inputs, selects and textareas.
--hiq-textarea-padding-vertical
--textarea-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding on textareas.
--hiq-textarea-padding-horizontal
--textarea-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding on textareas.
--hiq-select-background-image
--select-background-image
Sets the background image on select elements. This controls the display of the down caret. By default, this is set to an inline svg.
--hiq-select-background-position
--select-background-position
Sets the positioning of the caret with relation to the select element.
--hiq-select-background-size
--select-background-size
Sets the size of the caret within the select element.
--hiq-select-multiple-checked-background-color
--select-multiple-checked-background-color
Sets the background color on a selected option in a select element with the multiple attribute.
--hiq-select-multiple-padding-vertical
--select-multiple-padding-vertical
Sets the top and bottom padding on a select element with the multiple attribute.
--hiq-checkbox-margin-bottom
--checkbox-margin-bottom
Sets the bottom margin on HiQ's custom checkboxes.
--hiq-checkbox-label-padding-horizontal
--checkbox-label-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding of the label following a checkbox input.
--hiq-checkbox-label-font-weight
--checkbox-label-font-weight
Sets the font weight of the label following a checkbox input.
--hiq-checkbox-width
--checkbox-width
Sets the width of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-height
--checkbox-height
Sets the height of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-border-width
--checkbox-border-width
Sets the width of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-border-color
--checkbox-border-color
Sets the border color of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-border-radius
--checkbox-border-radius
Sets the border radius of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-background-color
--checkbox-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual checkbox element.
--hiq-checkbox-hover-background-color
--checkbox-hover-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual checkbox element when hovered.
--hiq-checkbox-focus-background-color
--checkbox-focus-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual checkbox element when focused.
--hiq-checkbox-checked-border-color
--checkbox-checked-border-color
Sets the border color of the visual checkbox element when the input is checked.
--hiq-checkbox-checked-background-color
--checkbox-checked-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual checkbox element when the input is checked.
--hiq-checkbox-check-width
--checkbox-check-width
Sets the width of the check mark within the checkbox.
--hiq-checkbox-check-height
--checkbox-check-height
Sets the height of the check mark within the checkbox.
--hiq-checkbox-check-border-width
--checkbox-check-border-width
Sets the border width of the check mark within the checkbox.
--hiq-checkbox-check-color
--checkbox-check-color
Sets the color of the check mark within the checkbox.
--hiq-checkbox-indeterminate-width
--checkbox-indeterminate-width
Sets the width of the mark within an indeterminate checkbox.
--hiq-radio-margin-bottom
--radio-margin-bottom
Sets the bottom margin on HiQ's custom radio buttons.
--hiq-radio-label-padding-horizontal
--radio-label-padding-horizontal
Sets the left and right padding of the label following a radio input.
--hiq-radio-label-font-weight
--radio-label-font-weight
Sets the font weight of the label following a radio input.
--hiq-radio-width
--radio-width
Sets the width of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-height
--radio-height
Sets the height of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-border-width
--radio-border-width
Sets the border width of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-border-color
--radio-border-color
Sets the border color of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-border-radius
--radio-border-radius
Sets the border radius of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-background-color
--radio-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual radio element.
--hiq-radio-hover-background-color
--radio-hover-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual radio element when hovered.
--hiq-radio-focus-background-color
--radio-focus-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual radio element when focused.
--hiq-radio-checked-border-color
--radio-checked-border-color
Sets the border color of the visual radio element when the input is checked.
--hiq-radio-checked-background-color
--radio-checked-background-color
Sets the background color of the visual radio element when the input is checked.
--hiq-radio-check-width
--radio-check-width
Sets the width of the circle within the radio button.
--hiq-radio-check-height
--radio-check-height
Sets the height of the circle within the radio button.
--hiq-radio-check-border-radius
--radio-check-border-radius
Sets the border-radius of the circle within the radio button.
--hiq-radio-check-background-color
--radio-check-background-color
Sets the background color of the circle within the radio button.
--hiq-range-input-thumb-width
--range-input-thumb-width
Sets the width of the range input draggable handle.
--hiq-range-input-thumb-height
--range-input-thumb-height
Sets the height of the range input draggable handle.
--hiq-range-input-thumb-border-radius
--range-input-thumb-border-radius
Sets the border radius of the range input draggable handle.
--hiq-range-input-thumb-background-color
--range-input-thumb-background-color
Sets the background color of the range input draggable handle.
--hiq-range-input-track-height
--range-input-track-height
Sets the height of the range input track.
--hiq-range-input-track-border-radius
--range-input-track-border-radius
Sets the border radius of the range input track.
--hiq-range-input-track-background-color
--range-input-track-background-color
Sets the background color of the range input track.
--hiq-meter-background-color
--meter-background-color
Sets the background color of the meter element track.
--hiq-meter-strong-color
--meter-strong-color
Sets the background color of the meter bar with an optimum value.
--hiq-meter-good-color
--meter-good-color
Sets the background color of the meter bar with a sub-optimum value.
--hiq-meter-weak-color
--meter-weak-color
Sets the background color of the meter bar with a weak value.
--hiq-progress-height
--progress-height
Sets the height of the progress element.
--hiq-progress-background-color
--progress-background-color
Sets the background color of the progress element track.
--hiq-progress-filled-color
--progress-filled-color
Sets the background color of the filled portion of the progress element.
Last Updated: 8/29/2019, 2:06:05 AM