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== Legal Values ==
 
== Legal Values ==
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<table class="standard-table">
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  <tr>
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      <th>Value</th>
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      <th>Description</th>
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  </tr>
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  <tr>
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      <td>'''normal'''</td>
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      <td>                      Defines normal space between characters</td>
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  </tr>
  
Value  Description
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  <tr>
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      <td>'''length'''</td>
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      <td> The following values can be also used to define the letter-spacing distance:
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cm (centimeter)
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em  (ems)
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inch (inches)
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mm (millimeters)
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pc (picas)
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px (pixels)
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pt (points)
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</td></tr>
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</table>
  
'''normal''' - Defines normal space between characters
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== Mozilla Recommended Values ==
  
'''length''' -  The following values can be also used to define the letter-spacing distance:
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== Usage Examples ==
                *cm (centimeter)
 
                em  (ems)
 
                inch (inches)
 
                mm (millimeters)
 
                pc (picas)
 
                px (pixels)
 
                pt (points)
 
  
== Mozilla Recommended Values ==
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H1    { letter-spacing: 0.1em }
  
== Usage Examples ==
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P.note { letter-spacing: -0.1em }
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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Inherited: Yes
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Note: Negative values are allowed.
  
 
== Specification Conformance  ==
 
== Specification Conformance  ==
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* [http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS1#font-family CSS 1]
  
 
== Browser Compatibility ==
 
== Browser Compatibility ==
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
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* word-spacing

Latest revision as of 10:47, 4 December 2006

This document is a work in progress and is subject to change.

Summary

This property increase and decreases the space between letters.

Syntax

p { letter-spacing: -0.5px }

p { letter-spacing: 8px }

Legal Values

Value Description
normal Defines normal space between characters
length The following values can be also used to define the letter-spacing distance:

cm (centimeter) em (ems) inch (inches) mm (millimeters) pc (picas) px (pixels) pt (points)

Mozilla Recommended Values

Usage Examples

H1 { letter-spacing: 0.1em }

P.note { letter-spacing: -0.1em }

Notes

Inherited: Yes

Note: Negative values are allowed.

Specification Conformance

Browser Compatibility

  • Internet Explorer
  • Netscape Navigator
  • Opera
  • Firefox
  • Safari

See Also

  • word-spacing