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RE: padded inline boxes and line boxes

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 14:35:36 -0700
Message-ID: <C35556591D34D111BB5600805F1961B90C3119CC@RED-MSG-47>
To: "'Ranjit Singhe'" <ranjit_singhe@mail.com>, www-style@w3.org
Ranjit Singhe [mailto:ranjit_singhe@mail.com] wrote:
>notice in the s.shot that gecko does not respect vertical padding
>information.  in fact vertical padding behaves like negative margins (by
>that i mean sticking outside the line box rather than influencing the line
>...should i
>let the vertical padding and border width influence the line box or not??

No, you should not.  Gecko renders this case correctly according to the CSS
spec; vertical padding, border and margin are not supposed to influence the
line box.

-Chris Wilson
Received on Thursday, 26 August 1999 17:36:45 UTC

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