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Re: Horizontal Alignment Inheritance

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2000 18:18:33 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.21.0010011815550.952-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, fantasai wrote:
>
> Should text-align inheritance break on a table?

Not by default. However the UA's stylesheet may do so for HTML tables,
with a rule such as:

   table { text-align: left; }

...or some such.


> There doesn't seem to be any way of nulling text-align inheritance;
> I mean, setting the alignment to the default for that writing
> direction, as if there had been no alignment set in any of the
> element's ancestors.

CSS3 is likely to provide a value to do something like that, with
i18n-safe versions of 'left' and 'right'.

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