Intl.Segmenter implements methods for finding the location of boundaries in text, including grapheme, line, word and sentence boundary analysis.


Currently, chrome is shipped with Intl.v8BreakIterator - a non standard way for similar functionality. According to on 2020 Feb there are 0.74% of the web page use it. Intl.Segmenter is the web standard to replace it.


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Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 87
  • Chrome for Android release 87
  • Chrome for iOS release 87
  • Android WebView release 87

Consensus & Standardization

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


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Last updated on 2021-01-20