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Re: height of IMG and OBJECT

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 19:51:05 -0700
Message-Id: <v04020a03b372612105cd@[]>
To: www-html@w3.org
Gilbert wrote:
>REC-html40-19980424 section 13.7.1 says:
>| When the object is an image, it is scaled. User agents should do their best
>| to scale an object or image to match the width and height specified by the
>| author. Note that lengths expressed as percentages are based on the
>| horizontal or vertical space currently available, not on the natural size of
>                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>| the image, object, or applet.
>What exactly is "vertical space currently available", I mean my canvas
>has practically an infinite amout of vertical space available.

available = visible

>(Note that CSS-1 forbids percentages values for `height').

Hmm... sounds similar to the "cop-out" that HTML 4.0 regards TD width="n%"
as invalid. Guess I'll have to start specifying CSS for my TDs...

Received on Wednesday, 26 May 1999 22:52:22 UTC

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