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Re: Center DIV

From: Afternoon <afternoon@uk2.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 16:47:09 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <C558F694-AE36-11D7-9257-000A957E8988@uk2.net>

> Yes to both. The WG intends to address this.

I apologise, I was not aware of any activities to solve the problems 
discussed. Thanks to the WG for taking the time to look at this. I 
didn't mean to troll the list, I just want to see things moving 

>    body { position: center; }

This would be great for the simple case of the single block centre 
aligned to the page.

For aligning blocks within blocks macro properties, I think something 
like the following was suggested a couple of weeks back and seems ideal 
to me:

block-align: center	=	margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;
block-align: left		=	margin-left:0; margin-right:auto;
block-align: right		=	margin-left:auto; margin-right:0;

How could the block being aligned be instructed to shrink wrap it's 
contents? Is this the intent of the proposed "intrinsic" and 
"min-instrinsic" keywords for the width property. If so, excellent. 
This also goes some way to decrease the problem of vertical/horizontal 



(q)	Ben Godfrey?
(a)	Web Developer and Designer
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Received on Friday, 4 July 2003 11:47:16 UTC

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