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IE4 using 'width'/'height' props the wrong way?

From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 11:59:15 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199803041059.LAA00543@stovner.sys.sol.no>
To: "Jonas Salling" <salling@cooper.xanthus.se>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Jonas Salling writes:

 > My impression after reading the CSS2 spec. is that the following snipped
 > should produce a 200pt-wide red strip.
 > 
 > <DIV style="padding-left: 20pt; padding-right: 20pt; border-left: solid
 > 20pt; border-right: solid 20pt; margin-left: 20pt; margin-right: 20pt;
 > width: 200pt;">
 > <P style="background-color: red;">200 pts of red</P>
 > </DIV>

Correct.

 > Unfortunately, IE4 (Win) seems to define 'width' as being the width of the
 > content PLUS padding and border. Is this a bug, or am I just confused after
 > having spent too many hours working with our rendering machinery?

It's a bug.

-h&kon

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