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Re: Control an element that is not child of the trigger

From: (wrong string) äper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 15:53:24 +0200
Message-ID: <006a01c31957$06332490$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: "Hakon G" <hakon_@everyday.com>, <www-style@w3.org>

Hakon G:
> I think it would be useful if stylesheet could be used to affect an
> element that isn't necessarily a child of the trigger.

I'm not sure about it. It could significantly increase rendering time.

> (I have suggested the » character as the selector)

I don't think the WG is too keen about using such a character, which is
neither in US-ASCII nor easily to be entered on many keyboards, in

> a:hover » #label­  ­{ visibility: visible }
> #label { visibility: hidden }

> <a>Click here!</a>
> <span id="label">You're about to click on the link!</span>

For a similar use case with currently available techniques, see
Received on Tuesday, 13 May 2003 09:53:26 UTC

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