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text-align-last

Thetext-align-last CSS property sets how the last line of a block or a line, right before a forced line break, is aligned.

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
text-align-last: auto;
text-align-last: start;
text-align-last: end;
text-align-last: left;
text-align-last: right;
text-align-last: center;
text-align-last: justify;

/* Global values */
text-align-last: inherit;
text-align-last: initial;
text-align-last: unset;

Values

auto
The affected line is aligned per the value of text-align, unless text-align is justify, in which case the effect is the same as setting text-align-last to start.
start
The same as left if direction is left-to-right and right if direction is right-to-left.
end
The same as right if direction is left-to-right and left if direction is right-to-left.
left
The inline contents are aligned to the left edge of the line box.
right
The inline contents are aligned to the right edge of the line box.
center
The inline contents are centered within the line box.
justify
The text is justified. Text should line up their left and right edges to the left and right content edges of the paragraph.

Formal definition

Initial value auto
Applies to block containers
Inherited yes
Computed value as specified
Animation type discrete

Formal syntax

auto | start | end | left | right | center | justify

Examples

Justifying the last line

CSS

p {
  font-size: 1.4em;
  text-align: justify;
  text-align-last: center;
}

Results

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Text Module Level 3
The definition of 'text-align-last' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
text-align-last 47
47
35 — 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 35 until version 47 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
12 49
49
12 — 53
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
5.5
5.5
IE only supports text-align-last when text-align is set to justify.
The start and end values are not supported.
34
34
23 — 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 23 until version 34 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true).
No
No
See WebKit bug 76173.
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
text-align-last 47 47
47
35 — 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 35 until version 47 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
49
49
14 — 53
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
34
34
24 — 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 24 until version 34 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true).
No
No
See WebKit bug 76173.
5.0

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/text-align-last