CSS page-break-after Property

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Example

@media print {
  footer {page-break-after: always;}
}

Meaning

The page-break-after property adjusts page breaks after the current element.

Warning: This property has been replaced by the break-after property.

Default value:auto
Inherited:No
Animatable:No
Version:CSS2
JavaScript syntax:
object.style.pageBreakAfter="auto|always|avoid|left|right|recto|verso|initial|inherit|revert|revert-layer|unset";



Standard Syntax

page-break-after: auto|always|avoid|left|right|recto|verso|initial|inherit|revert|revert-layer|unset;



Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.




Status







Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
auto This is default value. Automatic page-breaks
always It always insert a page-break after the element.
avoid Avoid page-break inside the element.
left It insert page-break after the element so that the next page is formatted as a left page.
right It insert page-break after the element so that the next page is formatted as a right page.
recto If pages progress left-to-right, then this acts like right. If pages progress right-to-left, then this acts like left.
verso If pages progress left-to-right, then this acts like left. If pages progress right-to-left, then this acts like right.
initial Sets this property to its default value.
inherit If specified, the associated element takes the computed value of its parent element animation-delay property.
revert Reverts the cascaded value of the property from its current value to the value the property
revert-layer Rollback styles to the ones specified in previous cascade layers.
unset Resets a property to its inherited value if the property naturally inherits from its parent, and to its initial value if not.



Default CSS Property Values

selectors {
  page-break-after: auto;
}
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