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RE: CSS equivalent to the NOBR tag?

From: Andrew n marshall <amarshal@usc.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 08:36:11 -0700
To: "Bert Bos" <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>, "W3C Style List" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000b01bdeaf5$b84e7ac0$80000001@philica>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Bert Bos
> Sent: Monday, September 28, 1998 4:11 AM
> To: Andrew n marshall; W3C Style List
> Subject: Re: CSS equivalent to the NOBR tag?
    . . .
> In the next level of CSS, you may be able to achieve the effect, but
> in a slightly different way: a new value 'inline-block' has been
> proposed for the 'display' property, to create (multi-line) blocks in
> the middle of a line (e.g., for the BUTTON element of HTML). Using
> that, you could do:

Definitely closer.   However this is still slightly different because it
changes the layout of explicit line-break such as <BR>.  This is a minor point
and probably insignificant to the issue.  I can't see any reason why this
would be desired.

I suppose a designer would then have to make sure his margins, paddings,
borders, and baseline vertical alignment to make sure it does not appear to be
in a block.

Andrew n marshall
  student - artist - programmer
    "Everyone a mentor, Everyone a pupil"
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