CSS drop-initial-size Property

Description

The drop-initial-size property controls the partial sinking of the initial letter. Using any other value than 'auto' removes the secondary connection line constraint.

The drop-initial-size property has been deprecated or is no longer in any CSS working groups.

Initial value
auto
Applies to
::first-letter pseudo element
Inherited
No
Media
Visual
Computed value
Specified values
Animatable
No
CSS Version
CSS3
JavaScript syntax
object.style.dropInitialSize

Syntax

drop-initial-size: auto | <line> | <percentage> | <length>

Values

  • autoThe drop initial letter is sized according to the constraints created by the the ink filling strategy and the two connection lines.
  • <line>The drop initial letter is sized using the combined line height of the nth lines (as determined by the line value). The letter may be stretched on one dimension if the line height of each line is variable to avoid circular issues.
  • <length>The drop initial letter is sized using the length value.
  • <percentage>The drop initial letter is sized relatively to the combined line height of the n lines determined by the drop-initial-value property value.

Example

.class {
   drop-initial-size: 2%; 
}

Browser Support

Desktop
Explorer Edge Chrome Firefox Opera Safari
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Tablets / Mobile
Android Chrome Firefox Opera Safari Samsung
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