line-gap-override

The line-gap-override CSS descriptor defines the line-gap metric for the font. The line-gap metric is the font recommended line-gap or external leading.

Syntax

line-gap-override: normal;
line-gap-override: 90%;

Values

normal
The default value. When used the metric value is obtained from the font file.
<percentage>
A <percentage> value.

Formal definition

Related at-rule@font-face
Initial valuenormal
Percentagesas specified
Computed valueas specified

Formal syntax

normal | <percentage>

Examples

Overriding metrics of a fallback font

The line-gap-override property can help when overriding the metrics of a fallback font to better match those of a primary web font.

@font-face {
  font-family: web-font;
  src: url("https://example.com/font.woff");
}

@font-face {
  font-family: local-font;
  src: local(Local Font);
  line-gap-override: 125%;
}

Specifications

Specification
CSS Fonts Module Level 5 (CSS Fonts 5)
# font-metrics-override-desc

Browser compatibility

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See also