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content property

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 13:36:22 -0700
Message-Id: <199705052041.NAA04063@denmark.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Hakon Lie" <howcome@w3.org>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Hakon Lie wrote:
> ... There is a proposal to add this capability
> in the future, e.g.:
>   Q:before { content: "" }
>   Q:after { content: "" }

Are "before" and "after" 'added-content' pseudo-elements, as BR is an
added-content element? Will the "content" property apply only to such
added-content elements?

Where would "LI:before" appear relative to a list-item marker? Or would
the list-item marker be considered a default "before" pseudo-element
such that styling could be applied to the marker (eliminating the need
for a more specific marker pseudo-element)?

> The new 'content' property would also be useful for e.g. automatic
> numbering of elements.

How? Are incrementable variables part of the proposal?

David Perrell
Received on Monday, 5 May 1997 16:42:36 UTC

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