The page-break-inside property sets page breaks after an element.


Values auto | avoid | inherit
Initial value auto
Applies to block-level elements (but see text)
Inherited No


  • auto
    Neither force nor forbid a page break inside the generated box.

  • avoid
    Avoid a page break inside the generated box.

  • inherit
    Takes the same specified value as the property for the element's parent.

CSS Reference

The CSS specification defines the page-break-inside property in 13.3.1 Page break properties.

Last modified on 16 June 2011, at 18:15