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RE: Problem with float left and drop caps

From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 1996 14:01:50 +0200
Message-Id: <199608061201.OAA16506@www4.inria.fr>
To: Jonas Salling <salling@cooper.xanthus.se>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Jonas Salling writes:

 > No, your solution will look like this:
 > 
 > ----- he first line
 >   |   The second line
 >   |
 >   |
 > 
 > Right? What I really want is something like:
 > 
 > ----- he first line
 >   |
 >   |
 >   |
 > ----- he second line
 >   |
 >   |
 >   |

As you wrote in your original message, you can achieve the latter one
by adding a "clear: left". Also, as you noted, this will skip beyond
any floating images you may have. The morale is: only use drop caps
when you know your content.

Regards,

-h&kon

Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
http://www.w3.org/people/howcome  howcome@w3.org
Received on Tuesday, 6 August 1996 08:01:55 GMT

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