# How to set the minimum number of lines for an element that must be left at the bottom of a page when a page break occurs inside an element with JavaScript?

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Use the orphans property in JavaScript to set the minimum number of lines for an element that should be left at the bottom of a page when a page break occurs inside an element with JavaScript.

You can return the orphans property like this −

var res = object.style.orphans

Set the orphans property like this −

object.style.orphans = 'number|initial|inherit'

The following are the property values shown above −

• number − Specify the minimum number of visible lines.
• Initial − Set property to its default
• Inherit − Inherits property from the parent element
Published on 27-Feb-2018 12:28:04