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: 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 Status Comment
CSS Text Module Level 3
The definition of 'text-align-last' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
text-align-lastChrome Full support 47
Full support 47
No support 35 — 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 35 until version 47 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 49
Full support 49
No support 12 — 53
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
IE Partial support 5.5
Notes
Partial support 5.5
Notes
Notes IE only supports text-align-last when text-align is set to justify.
Notes The start and end values are not supported.
Opera Full support 34
Full support 34
No support 23 — 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 23 until version 34 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true).
Safari No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes See WebKit bug 76173.
WebView Android Full support 47Chrome Android Full support 47
Full support 47
No support 35 — 47
Disabled
Disabled From version 35 until version 47 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Firefox Android Full support 49
Full support 49
No support 14 — 53
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
Opera Android Full support 34
Full support 34
No support 24 — 34
Disabled
Disabled From version 24 until version 34 (exclusive): this feature is behind the Enable Experimental Web Platform Features preference (needs to be set to true).
Safari iOS No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes See WebKit bug 76173.
Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Partial support  
Partial support
No support  
No support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

See also