text-align-last

The text-align-last CSS property sets how the last line of a block or a line, right before a forced line break, is aligned.

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
text-align-last: auto;
text-align-last: start;
text-align-last: end;
text-align-last: left;
text-align-last: right;
text-align-last: center;
text-align-last: justify;

/* Global values */
text-align-last: inherit;
text-align-last: initial;
text-align-last: revert;
text-align-last: unset;

Values

auto
The affected line is aligned per the value of text-align, unless text-align is justify, in which case the effect is the same as setting text-align-last to start.
start
The same as left if direction is left-to-right and right if direction is right-to-left.
end
The same as right if direction is left-to-right and left if direction is right-to-left.
left
The inline contents are aligned to the left edge of the line box.
right
The inline contents are aligned to the right edge of the line box.
center
The inline contents are centered within the line box.
justify
The text is justified. Text should line up their left and right edges to the left and right content edges of the paragraph.

Formal definition

Initial valueauto
Applies toblock containers
Inheritedyes
Computed valueas specified
Animation typediscrete

Formal syntax

auto | start | end | left | right | center | justify

Examples

Justifying the last line

CSS

p {
  font-size: 1.4em;
  text-align: justify;
  text-align-last: center;
}

Results

Specifications

Specification
CSS Text Module Level 3 (CSS Text 3)
# text-align-last-property

Browser compatibility

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See also