-ms-text-autospace

Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The -ms-text-autospace CSS property is a Microsoft extension that specifies the autospacing and narrow space width adjustment of text.

Initial valuenone
Applies toall elements
Inheritedno
Computed valueas specified
Animation typediscrete

Syntax

Values

none

No effect takes place; that is, no extra space is added. This is the default value.

ideograph-alpha

Creates extra spacing between runs of ideographic and non-ideographic text, such as Latin-based, Cyrillic, Greek, Arabic, or Hebrew text.

ideograph-numeric

Creates extra spacing between runs of ideographic text and numeric characters.

ideograph-parenthesis

Creates extra spacing between a normal (non-wide) parenthesis and an ideograph.

ideograph-space

Extends the width of the space character when it is adjacent to ideographs.

Formal syntax

  none | ideograph-alpha | ideograph-numeric | ideograph-parenthesis | ideograph-space

Specifications

Not part of any specification.

Remarks

This property requires Windows 8 or later.

This property is an extension to CSS, and can be used as a synonym for text-autospace in IE8 standards Mode.

An ideograph is a character in an Asian writing system that represents a concept or an idea, but not a particular word or pronunciation.