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Re: visibility=collapse

From: Tim Bagot <tim@oakley.keble.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 23:23:54 +0100 (BST)
To: Style Sheet mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
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On Thu, 21 May 1998, Frank Boumphrey wrote:

> Perhaps I am missing something, but why should
> <TR STYLE= “visibility:collapse”>.
> 
> be used in stead of
> 
> <TR STYLE= “visibility:hidden”>
> 
> shouldn't they produce the same result.? After all neither causes the
> elements to reflow.

"collapse" has a special meaning for rows, row groups, columns and column
groups in tables. See

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/visufx.html#visibility        and
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/tables.html#dynamic-effects

Tim Bagot
Received on Thursday, 21 May 1998 18:23:57 GMT

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