Specifies the minimum number of characters in a hyphenated word
- Initial value
- Applies to
- All elements
- Computed value
- specified value
- CSS Object Model Property
- Corresponds to a value of
5 2 2, indicating a 5-character word limit, 2 characters required before a hyphenation break, and 2 characters required following a hyphenation break.
- One to three integer values, corresponding to the word limit, the minimum number of characters required before a hyphenation break, and the minimum number of characters required following a hyphenation break, respectively.
If the third value is missing it is equal to the second.
If the second and third values are missing they are given a value of auto.
Negative values are not allowed.
/* Only hyphenate words with >= 6 characters, leave at least 3 characters before the hyphen and at least 2 after it */ hyphenate-limit-chars: 6 3 2;
- CSS Text Level 4
- W3C Editor’s Draft
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