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[css3-multicol] Column Break

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 22:38:47 +0200
Message-ID: <067801c30aa1$820d54b0$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-style@w3.org>


are there currently any plans to add properties like 'col-break-before',
'col-break-inside' and 'col-break-after' to the next draft of the CSS3
module: Columns (a.k.a. multicol)?
Otherwise I propose to do so, because it would nicely match the
'page-break-*' properties for paged media. After all pages and columns are
similar concepts.
Once implemented people will want and try to [mis]use Multicol to create
table-like layouts: "body {column-count: 3}" Hinting breaks was essential
for that.

Christoph Päper

P.S.: That /Style/CSS/current-work#table "promised" us to see quite some
updated drafts between last September and April, but only 2 LCs (Text and
Color) happened. Time for an update.
Received on Thursday, 24 April 2003 16:38:50 UTC

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