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Re: Relative positioning

From: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@heeten.nl>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 13:14:10 +0100
Message-ID: <002501bf6d77$032ed580$1400000a@beneden>
To: "firespring" <firespring@nfx.net>
Cc: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
Hello,

> But what I'm talking about is NOT getting the position of relatively
> positioned elements. What I'm talking about is getting the position
> of absolutely positioned elements, so that one absolute element can
> be placed relative to another absolutely positioned element. I wouldn't
> think THAT should be impossible. I mean, the coordinates of absolutely
> positioned elements must be available if they are to be positioned
> properly in the first place. All I'm suggesting is another sort of
> "inheritance" or control mechanism.
> 
Well, my suggestion does not limit the reference element to be relative
or static positioned. What it could do in your case is that the 
top-left of the footer div aligns itself with the bottom-left of the
main div.

Sjoerd Visscher
Received on Wednesday, 2 February 2000 07:13:29 GMT

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