The drop-initial-before-align property determines which alignment line within the initial line box is used at the secondary connection point with the initial letter box. This property is only effective if the value of the 'drop-initial-size' property is 'auto'.

  • Initial valuecaps-height
  • Applies to::first-letter pseudo element
  • InheritedNo
  • MediaVisual
  • Computed valueSpecified values
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: caps-height | <alignment-baseline>

drop-initial-before-align: [value];
  • caps-heightThe caps-height alignment line is used.
  • <alignment-baseline>The values are the same as the alignment-baseline property values.
.class {
   drop-initial-before-align: central; 

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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