CSS Automatic Hyphenation for Windows/Linux/ChromeOS

Blink supports `manual` and `none` values of the CSS `hyphens` property since M55, but `auto`, which enables the automatic hyphenation, is supported only on Android and Mac. This feature enables `hyphens: auto` on Windows, Linux, and ChromeOS by downloading dictionary files used in Android Open Source Project. The previous feature entry for M55 is https://www.chromestatus.com/features/5642121184804864

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink>Layout>Inline


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 88

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Strongly positive

Owner

Last updated on 2020-10-25