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<title>CSS Text Test: white-space: pre-wrap</title>
<link rel="author" title="Javier Fernandez Garcia-Boente" href="">
<link rel="help" href="">
<link rel="help" href="">
<meta name="flags" content="ahem">
<link rel="match" href="reference/pre-wrap-001-ref.html">
<meta name="assert" content="The word is not broken if there are previous breaking opportunities, honoring the white-space: pre-wrap value.">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/fonts/ahem.css" />
div {
font-size: 20px;
font-family: Ahem;
line-height: 1em;
.red {
position: absolute;
white-space: pre;
background: green;
color: red;
width: 40px;
height: 40px;
z-index: -1;
.test {
color: green;
width: 2ch;
white-space: pre-wrap;
word-break: break-word;
<p>Test passes if there is a <strong>filled green square</strong> and <strong>no red</strong>.</p>
<div class="red"><br>XX</div>
<div class="test"> XX</div>