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RE: visibility property

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 17:22:25 -0800
Message-ID: <C35556591D34D111BB5600805F1961B90508FD02@red-msg-47.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'xsl-list@mulberrytech.com'" <xsl-list@mulberrytech.com>, "'Style Sheet mailing list'" <www-style@w3.org>
Actually, I don't believe IE4 does implement the letter of the spec for
visibility.  We couldn't override inherited visibility: none values without
causing severe problems in some cases, so we turned it off.  In the future,
we'll be able to do this, and properly implement visiblity:inherit.

-Chris Wilson

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Frank Boumphrey [SMTP:bckman@ix.netcom.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, March 11, 1998 7:20 PM
> To:	XSL STYLE LIST; 'Style Sheet mailing list'
> Subject:	visibility property
> 
>     I wasnt sure which list to post this to.
>     I was playing around with the MSXSL parser trying to find an
> alternative
> to the <select-elements> element for display and generated this code.  My
> intention was to make  the high lighted line visible, and all the others
> invisible.
>     The line appears to inherit the enclosing hidden property.
> 10.2 says"The visibility propert specifies whether the boxes generated by
> an
> element are rendered."
> 
>     My interpretation is that the browser IE4 is interpreting the letter
> of
> the Spec, but wouldnt it be better if it was possible to reverse the
> hidden
> property, otherwise it has little advantage over the display property.
> 
> Frank Boumphrey.
> 
> 
> 
> <HTML>
> <BODY style="visibility: visible">
>  <DIV title="<store>" style="color: blue; visibility: hidden">
>       <DIV title="<hoes>" style="color: blue; visibility: hidden">
>        h31
>          <DIV title="<tobaccohoes>" style="color: blue; visibility:
> hidden">
>          11
>          </DIV>
> <!------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> --------------------------->
>          <DIV title="<reghoes>" style="color: teal; visibility:
> visible"><BR>gg20
> <!------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> --------------------------->
> 
>          </DIV>
>        </DIV>
>        <DIV title="<spades>" style="color: blue; visibility: hidden">
>        s35
>        </DIV>
>        <DIV title="<rakes>" style="color: blue; visibility: hidden">
>         39
>        </DIV>
>    </DIV>
> </BODY>
> </HTML>
> 
> 
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Received on Wednesday, 11 March 1998 20:22:31 GMT

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