orphans

Summary

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.

Syntax

Formal syntax: <integer>
orphans: 2
orphans: 3

orphans: inherit

Values

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

Examples

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Specifications

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

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: Sheppy, m_gol, teoli, ethertank, nimbupani, kscarfone, FredB, mmclark, MatrixFrog
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