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CSS Text Spacing


Text Indentation

The text-indent property is used to specify the indentation of the first line of a text:

Example

p {
  text-indent: 50px;
}
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Letter Spacing

The letter-spacing property is used to specify the space between the characters in a text.

The following example demonstrates how to increase or decrease the space between characters:

Example

h1 {
  letter-spacing: 3px;
}

h2 {
  letter-spacing: -3px;
}
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Line Height

The line-height property is used to specify the space between lines:

Example

p.small {
  line-height: 0.8;
}

p.big {
  line-height: 1.8;
}
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Word Spacing

The word-spacing property is used to specify the space between the words in a text.

The following example demonstrates how to increase or decrease the space between words:

Example

h1 {
  word-spacing: 10px;
}

h2 {
  word-spacing: -5px;
}
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White Space

The white-space property specifies how white-space inside an element is handled.

This example demonstrates how to disable text wrapping inside an element:

Example

p {
  white-space: nowrap;
}
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