-ms-layout-grid property

Specifies the composite document grid properties that specify the layout of text characters.

Internet Explorer 9

 

Syntax

-ms-layout-grid: mode type line char

Property values

One or more of the following values, in the order specified:

mode

Any of the range of mode values available to the -ms-layout-grid-mode property.

type

Any of the range of type values available to the -ms-layout-grid-type property.

line

Any of the range of line values available to the -ms-layout-grid-line property.

char

Any of the range of character values available to the -ms-layout-grid-char property.

CSS information

Applies ToAll elements
Mediavisual
Inherited1
Initial Valueboth loose none none

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

Windows Internet Explorer 8. The -ms-layout-grid attribute is an extension to CSS, and can be used as a synonym for layout-grid in IE8 Standards mode.

Though you don't have to specify all four values for the -ms-layout-grid attribute, they must be listed in the order given in Possible Values.

Web documents in Asian languages, such as Chinese or Japanese, usually create a page layout for characters using a one-dimensional or two-dimensional grid. You can use the -ms-layout-grid attribute to incorporate this layout into Web documents.

Examples

This example uses the -ms-layout-grid attribute to specify character layout for a block of text.


<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
<head>
  <title>layout-grid</title>
  <style>
    .layout {
      -ms-layout-grid: both fixed 12px 12px;
      layout-grid: both fixed 12px 12px; /* Use the standard whenever available. */
    }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
  <div class="layout">
    This is a block element containing a sentence of sample text.
  </div>
</body>
</html>

See also

CSSStyleDeclaration
currentStyle
defaults
runtimeStyle
style

 

 

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