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


Specification link

Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Strongly positive


Last updated on 2021-12-13