CSS - letter-spacing


The letter-spacing property modifies the amount of space placed between adjacent characters.

Possible Values

  • normal − The default spacing between letters is not changed. In practice, this is equivalent to setting the value to 0.

  • length − This will add to the spacing between letters - the greater the length, the more space will be seen between letters. Negative values are permitted.

Applies to

All the HTML elements.

DOM Syntax

object.style.letterSpacing = "5px;"


Following is the example which demonstrates how to set the space between characters.

<p style = "letter-spacing:5px;">
   This text is having space between letters.

This will produce following result −