Specifies the maximum amount of trailing whitespace (before justification) that may be left in a line before hyphenation is triggered to pull part of a word from the next line back up into the current one.
- Initial value
- Applies to
- block containers
- Computed value
- specified value
- CSS Object Model Property
- refer to width of the line box
- Specifies the width of the hyphenation zone, relative to the total line length. Negative values are not allowed.
- Indicates the width of the hyphenation zone. Lengths set in font-relative units (em, ex, ch) tend to be more useful here. Negative values are not allowed.
/* Only hyphenate if the line would otherwise be <= 90% its maximum possible width */ hyphenate-limit-zone: 10%;
- CSS Text Level 4
- W3C Editor’s Draft