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CSS line-height Property


Set the line tallness in percent:

p.small {
    line-tallness: 90%;

p.big {
    line-tallness: 200%;

More "Attempt it Yourself" precedents below.

Definition and Usage

The line-tallness property determines the line height.

Note: Negative qualities are not allowed.

Default value: normal
Inherited: yes
Animatable: yes.
Version: CSS1
JavaScript syntax: object.style.lineHeight="30px"

Browser Support

The numbers in the table determine the primary program form that completely bolsters the property.

line-height 1.0 12.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 7.0

CSS Syntax

line-stature: normal|number|length|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
normal A ordinary line tallness. This is default
number A number that will be duplicated with the current text dimension to set the line height
length A fixed line stature in px, pt, cm, etc.
% A line stature in percent of the present textual style size
initial Sets this property to its default esteem.
inherit Inherits this property from its parent component.


Specify the space between the lines in two passages utilizing a pixel value.

p.small {
    line-stature: 10px;

p.big {
    line-stature: 30px;


Specify the space between the lines in two passages utilizing a number value.

p.small {
    line-stature: 0.5;

p.big {
    line-stature: 2;