flex-wrap

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  • Revision title: flex-wrap
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{{ CSSRef("CSS Flexible Boxes") }}

Summary

The CSS flex-wrap property specifies whether the children are forced into a single line or if the items can be flowed on multiple lines.

{{cssbox("flex-wrap")}}

See Using CSS flexible boxes for more properties and information.

Syntax

Formal syntax: {{csssyntax("flex-wrap")}}
flex-wrap: nowrap
flex-wrap: wrap
flex-wrap: wrap-reverse

flex-wrap: inherit

Values

The following values are accepted:

nowrap
The flex items are laid out in a single line which may cause the flex container to overflow. The cross-start is either equivalent to start or before depending {{cssxref("flex-direction")}} value.
wrap
The flex items break into multiple lines. The cross-start is either equivalent to start or before depending flex-direction value and the cross-end is the opposite of the specified cross-start.
wrap-reverse
Behaves the same as wrap but cross-start and cross-end are permuted.

Examples

element {
  flex-wrap: nowrap;
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
{{ SpecName('CSS3 Flexbox', '#flex-wrap', 'flex-wrap') }} {{ Spec2('CSS3 Flexbox') }}  

Browser compatibility

{{ CompatibilityTable() }}

Feature Firefox (Gecko) Chrome Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 28.0 {{bug(939901)}} 21.0{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }} 11.0 12.10 6.1{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}
Feature Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Android IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 28.0 {{bug(939901)}} 4.4 11.0 12.10 7.0{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}

See also

Revision Source

<p>{{ CSSRef("CSS Flexible Boxes") }}</p>
<h2 id="Summary">Summary</h2>
<p>The <a href="/en-US/docs/CSS" title="CSS">CSS</a> <code>flex-wrap</code> property specifies whether the children are forced into a single line or if the items can be flowed on multiple lines.</p>
<p>{{cssbox("flex-wrap")}}</p>
<p>See&nbsp;<a href="/en/CSS/Using_CSS_flexible_boxes" title="/en/CSS/Using_CSS_flexible_boxes">Using CSS flexible boxes</a>&nbsp;for more properties and information.</p>
<h2 id="Syntax">Syntax</h2>
<pre class="twopartsyntaxbox">
<a href="/en-US/docs/CSS/Value_definition_syntax" title="/en-US/docs/CSS/Value_definition_syntax">Formal syntax</a>: {{csssyntax("flex-wrap")}}
</pre>
<pre>
flex-wrap: nowrap
flex-wrap: wrap
flex-wrap: wrap-reverse

flex-wrap: inherit
</pre>
<h3 id="Values">Values</h3>
<p>The following values are accepted:</p>
<dl>
 <dt>
  <code>nowrap</code></dt>
 <dd>
  The flex items are laid out in a single line which may cause the flex container to overflow. The <strong>cross-start</strong> is either equivalent to <strong>start</strong> or <strong>before</strong> depending {{cssxref("flex-direction")}} value.</dd>
 <dt>
  <code>wrap</code></dt>
 <dd>
  The flex items break into multiple lines. The <strong>cross-start</strong> is either equivalent to <strong>start</strong> or <strong>before</strong> depending <code>flex-direction</code> value and the <strong>cross-end</strong> is the opposite of the specified <strong>cross-start</strong>.</dd>
 <dt>
  <code>wrap-reverse</code></dt>
 <dd>
  Behaves the same as <code>wrap</code> but <strong>cross-start</strong> and <strong>cross-end</strong> are permuted.</dd>
</dl>
<h2 id="Examples">Examples</h2>
<pre class="brush:css;highlight:[2]">
element {
&nbsp; flex-wrap: nowrap;
}
</pre>
<h2 id="Specifications">Specifications</h2>
<table class="standard-table">
 <thead>
  <tr>
   <th>Specification</th>
   <th>Status</th>
   <th>Comment</th>
  </tr>
 </thead>
 <tbody>
  <tr>
   <td>{{ SpecName('CSS3 Flexbox', '#flex-wrap', 'flex-wrap') }}</td>
   <td>{{ Spec2('CSS3 Flexbox') }}</td>
   <td>&nbsp;</td>
  </tr>
 </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="Browser_compatibility">Browser compatibility</h2>
<p>{{ CompatibilityTable() }}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop">
 <table class="compat-table">
  <tbody>
   <tr>
    <th>Feature</th>
    <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th>
    <th>Chrome</th>
    <th>Internet Explorer</th>
    <th>Opera</th>
    <th>Safari</th>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td>Basic support</td>
    <td>28.0 {{bug(939901)}}</td>
    <td>21.0{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
    <td>11.0</td>
    <td>12.10</td>
    <td>6.1{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
   </tr>
  </tbody>
 </table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile">
 <table class="compat-table">
  <tbody>
   <tr>
    <th>Feature</th>
    <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th>
    <th>Android</th>
    <th>IE&nbsp;Phone</th>
    <th>Opera Mobile</th>
    <th>Safari Mobile</th>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td>Basic support</td>
    <td>28.0&nbsp;{{bug(939901)}}</td>
    <td>4.4</td>
    <td>11.0</td>
    <td>12.10</td>
    <td>7.0{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
   </tr>
  </tbody>
 </table>
</div>
<h2 id="See_also">See also</h2>
<ul>
 <li><a href="/en-US/docs/CSS/Using_CSS_flexible_boxes" title="/en-US/docs/CSS/Using_CSS_flexible_boxes">Using CSS flexible boxes</a></li>
 <li>{{ CSS_Reference:FlexBox() }}</li>
</ul>
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