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Re: Specifying height of Initial Containing Block?

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 13:11:24 +0100
Message-ID: <39ACF9EC.74EB@richinstyle.com>
To: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Jan Roland Eriksson wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 27 Aug 2000 01:03:25 +0100, ValerieGSharp
> <ValerieGSharp@netscapeonline.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> >If so, how can one specify a height property for it, when according to
> >HTML4.01 neither 'height' nor 'style' are valid attributes for it?
> 
> In your linked external stylesheet...
> 
>   HTML { height: 100%;}

Actually not; % are only meaningful if they relate to something. Since
the height of the containing block is unknown, this is just the same as
auto.
Received on Wednesday, 30 August 2000 08:04:32 GMT

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