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The writing-mode property designates if lines of text flow horizontally or vertically as well as right to left or left to right.

Syntax

Example:

p.hor {
  writing-mode: horizontal-tb;
}

p.vert-rl {
  writing-mode: vertical-rl;
}

p.vert-lr {
  writing-mode: vertical-lr;
}

Values

horizontal-tb
Default value. Sets the flow of the content to horizontal from left to right, top to bottom vertically.

vertical-rl
Sets the flow of the content to vertical from top to bottom, horizontally from right to left.

vertical-lr
Sets the flow of the content to vertical from top to bottom, horizontally from left to right.

Browser Compatibilty

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