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The orphans CSS property refers to the minimum number of lines in a block container that must be left at the bottom of the page. This property is normally used to control how page breaks occur.


Formal syntax: <integer>
orphans: 3
orphans: 0

orphans: inherit


Only positive values are allowed.
Takes the same specified value as the property for the element's parent.




Specifications Status Comment
CSS Paged Media Module Level 3 Working Draft No change.
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1) Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 25.0 Not supported 8 9.2 Not supported
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 25.0 Not supported ? ? Not supported

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