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Re: Visual effects

From: Tim Bannister <isoma@compsoc.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 18:25:46 +0000 (GMT)
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10001261824170.16222-100000@mrbusy.compsoc.man.ac.uk>
On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, Matthew Brealey wrote:

>Visibility:
>I would like to propose the following changes to visibility:
><blockquote>
>'visibility'
>Value:  
>visible | hidden | collapse | inherit
>Initial:  
>inherit
>[change to visible]
>Applies to:  
>all elements
>Inherited:  
>no
>[change to yes]
>Percentages:  
>N/A
>Media:  
>visual
>The 'visibility' property specifies whether the boxes generated by an
>element are rendered. [change to 
>The 'visibility' property specifies whether the boxes generated by an
>element are transparent.] 
>Invisible boxes still affect layout (set the 'display' property to 'none'
>to suppress box generation altogether). 
>[change to 
>Transparent boxes still affect layout (set the 'display' property to
>'none' to suppress box generation altogether).]
>
>Values have the following meanings:
>visible
>The generated box is visible.
>[change to 'The colours of the generated box are honoured.']
>hidden
>The generated box is invisible (fully transparent), but still affects
>layout.
>[change to 'The colours of the generated box are not honoured but instead
>are all transparent.']
></blockquote>

Does visibility make sense in an Aural style sheet (ie, would the
play-during sounds be audible during a pause equivalent to how long it
would take to play the element)?

-- 
Tim Bannister - isoma@compsoc.man.ac.uk
   "Rumour has it that the intrepid New Zealanders have finally discovered
    two new uses for sheep.  Meat and wool." - fortune
Received on Wednesday, 26 January 2000 13:25:49 GMT

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