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Re: What's the use of visibility: collapse on table rows?

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2000 18:41:53 +0000 (GMT)
To: Matthew Brealey <thelawnet@yahoo.com>
cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.10003181841020.27893-100000@mary.bath.ac.uk>
On Fri, 4 Feb 2000, Matthew Brealey wrote:

> Invisible rows:
> 
> Given that visibility is inherited and therefore that TR {visibility:
> hidden} will hide its descendant table cells, why does the spec cite
> visibility: collapse as useful in the context of table rows?

My reading of this is that 'collapse' will actually have the same effect
as 'display:none', whereas 'hidden' will leave a blank area where the row
would have been.

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