Set Text Alignment Working with CSS

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Using CSS text-align property we can horizontally set the text of an element. We can set it to left, right, justify or center.

Syntax

The syntax of CSS text-align property is as follows −

Selector {
   text-align: /*value*/
}

Example

The following exmples illustrate CSS text-align property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   margin: auto;
   padding: 8px;
   max-width: 200px;
   border: thin solid;
}
p {
   text-align: right;
}
div:nth-child(3) {
   text-align: center;
}
div:last-child {
   text-align: justify;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Student Examination Details</h2>
<div>
<div>Student John</div>
<div>
Student Tom
<p>Did not appeared for the exams.</p>
</div>
<div>Student Brad</div>
<div>Did not appeared for only the last exam.</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
td {
   padding: 10px;
   box-shadow: inset 0 0 21px yellow;
}
td:first-of-type {
   text-align: right;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Demo Heading</h2>
<table>
<tr>
<td>This is it!</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Well, this is a demo text!</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

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Published on 08-Jan-2020 17:37:00
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