Re: implementation of FIRST-LETTER - possible problem

Chris Croome (chris@atomism.demon.co.uk)
Mon, 29 Sep 1997 16:26:59 GMT


From: Chris Croome <chris@atomism.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 16:26:59 GMT
Message-ID: <342fd666.414341@post.demon.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970929173048.361x-100000@enoshima>
Subject: Re: implementation of FIRST-LETTER - possible problem

On Mon, 29 Sep 1997 17:33:35 +0100 (MET), Martin J. Drst
<mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch> wrote:

(snip)

>In July I saw a manuscript in a museum in Budapest that had
>each first letter painted in red instead of dropped. As far
>as I can remember, that happened for each paragraph. Could
>such a thing be done in CSS?

Yes, if the FIRST-LETTER tag were supported it would be
easy. It could be donr now with <SPAN> tags but ths't not as
neat.


Chris

chris@atomism.demon.co.uk
http://www.atomism.demon.co.uk/