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Re: clarification needed : Computed Style Value of 'font-family'

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 19:40:11 +0200
To: Dylan Schiemann <dylans@yahoo.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>, www-dom@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <lu7retkimv3t48ti8hn0uk44q5794ahmn5@4ax.com>
* Dylan Schiemann wrote on www-dom@w3.org:
>Yes, but it you specify width:100% (or any other
>relative value), getComputedStyle returns the actual
>pixel width, which is dependent on the user agent and
>its settings.

<div style='width: 20cm'>
  <div style='width: 50%'>
    ...
  </div>
</div>

div_inner
  ->getComputedStyle
    ->getPropertyCSSValue('width')
      ->getFloatValue(CSS_PX)

will raise INVALID_ACCESS_ERR since 10cm couldn't be converted to pixels
:-)

>> If the specified value is 'solid', the computed
>> value will be 'solid', too, since 'solid' is an absolute
>> value.

>I was referring to how setting border-style:dotted is
>rendered at solid in IE 5.0... 

Then replace 'solid' with 'dotted' in my statement.
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