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RE: vertical scrollbars: proposed extension to CSS

From: Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 16:41:36 +0300
Message-ID: <E657D8576967CF448D6AF22CB42DD26908BEF4@ermhs.Athens.BrokerSystems.gr>
To: "Andrew Clover" <and@doxdesk.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>

From: Andrew Clover [mailto:and@doxdesk.com]

Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr> wrote:
> > The properties are overflow-x and overflow-y and accept values of the
> > same enumeration the overflow property accepts.

> Any movement on getting this sort of functionality into a Draft?

Nope, at least according to [1].

> Personally I find a syntax like:
> overflow: auto scroll;
> 
> (horizontal, vertical) more fitting to the general style of CSS than
> separate x and y properties.

Agreed; however, it might be a good move to include it in the draft as it is implemented for avoiding inconsistencies between the existing and future implementations...

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-css3-box-20010726/#the-overflow

Cheers,

Manos
Received on Tuesday, 30 April 2002 09:41:53 GMT

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