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Section 8.2 - Example of margins, padding, and borders

From: jon seymour <jon@zeta.org.au>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 08:45:09 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <35432BB7.6593DC73@zeta.org.au>
To: www-style@w3.org
Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/PR-CSS2/box.html#mpb-examples

I wonder if the example (boxdimeg.gif) is perhaps a little misleading,
because it appears as if the margin has been rendered in orange when, in
fact, it should be transparent. In which case, I presume, the area
containing the margin of the UL element should be rendered in the
backround colour of the containing element, in this case BODY which does
not have a background colour specified.

Of course, it is possible that I have misinterpreted the diagram used in
the example, and the outer region of the orange rectangle is not, in
fact, the margin of the UL element.


jon seymour.
Received on Sunday, 26 April 1998 13:35:13 UTC

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