10. Wrapping white-space, word-wrap, ellipsis

Keeping no breaks

You can specify a white-space property with nowrap to not have text pushed down to the next line.

#sample {
  width: 18em;
  height: 3em;
  margin: 0 auto 5px;
  border: 2px black solid;
  border-radius: 5px;
  padding: 0.5em;
  overflow: auto;
  white-space: nowrap;
}

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Word Wrap

To wrap words around, setword-wrap to break-word

#sample {
  width: 7em;
  height: 3em;
  margin: 0 auto 5px;
  border: 2px black solid;
  border-radius: 5px;
  padding: 0.5em;
  overflow: auto;
  word-wrap: break-word;
} 

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Ellipsis (...)

If we want our text to look more elegant, we can set an ellipsis for the property text-overflow.

For our overflow property, use a value of hidden.

/* Containing element */
#ellipsis {
  height: 2.5em;
}
/* Element containing text */
#ellipsis p {
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

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