Gets or sets whether to break words when the content exceeds the boundaries of its container.
HRESULT IHTMLStyle3::get_wordWrap(BSTR *p);HRESULT IHTMLStyle3::put_wordWrap(BSTR v);
- Pointer to a variable of type BSTR that receives one of the values listed in Possible Values.
- BSTR that specifies one of the values listed in Possible Values.
normal Default. Content exceeds the boundaries of its container. break-word Content wraps to next line, and a word-break occurs when necessary.
Returns S_OK if successful, or an error value otherwise.
Windows Internet Explorer 8. The -ms-word-wrap attribute is an extension to CSS, and can be used as a synonym for word-wrap in IE8 Standards mode.
Use this property to enable the browser to break up otherwise unbreakable strings.
This differs from the IHTMLStyle::whiteSpace property, which turns wrapping of the text on and off. The IHTMLStyle3::wordWrap property addresses only whether wrapping is permitted to occur at a place in the word that is not otherwise allowed by the language rules in effect.
The standards referenced below define this property's behavior as being dependent on the setting of the "text-wrap" property. However, wordWrap settings are always effective in Internet Explorer because Internet Explorer does not support the "text-wrap" property.
This property is read-only for the IHTMLCurrentStyle2 interface.
This property applies to elements that have layout. An element has layout when it is absolutely positioned, is a block element, or is an inline element with a specified height or width.
The word "blonde" is not wrappable under typical English rules. But, when wordWrap is set to break-word, the word "blonde" can be split onto two lines in any way the browser chooses: such as "b" and "londe", or "blo" and "nde".