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2.1.1.7 layout-flow

layoutFlow of type DOMString, read/write

Sets or retrieves the direction and flow of the content in the object.

The default value for this attribute is horizontal. In this mode, content in the object flows from left to right, and the next horizontal line is positioned underneath the previous line. This layout is used in most Roman-based documents. The other possible value for this attribute is vertical-ideographic. In this mode, content in the object flows from top to bottom, and the next vertical line appears to the left of the previous one. This layout is used in East Asian typography.

layout-flow

Value:  

horizontal | vertical-ideographic

Initial:  

horizontal

Applies to:  

All elements

Inherited:  

yes

Percentages:  

N/A

Media:  

visual

Computed value:  

As specified

Values have the following meanings:

horizontal

Content in the object flows from left to right, top to bottom.

vertical-ideographic

Content flows from top to bottom, and next vertical line appears to the left of the previous one.

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