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Revision as of 11:39, 4 December 2006

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


This property increase and decreases the space between letters.


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 }


  • Can be negative numbers

Specification Conformance

Browser Compatibility

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

See Also