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[css-ui] dynamic effects

From: Anne van Kesteren (fora) <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2004 13:01:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4076827C.6010300@annevankesteren.nl>
To: www-style@w3.org

Creating dropdown menu's with CSS can give nice effects [1], but the 
things that can be achieved with JavaScript look definitely better [2]. 
It would be nice if a future version of css-ui (CSS 4?) defines these 
effects so they can be created easily, without having to script a lot.

I think it wouldn't be that hard to define such a model. Only some extra 
properties would be needed. Normally, applying 'display:block' to an 
element on ':hover' makes it visisble at the time you go over the 
element using your mouse. Using a couple of extra properties you can 
totally define from where the element appears, what speed it will have. 
If it starts slow and ends fast or the other way around.

[1] <http://www.alistapart.com/articles/dropdowns/>
[2] <http://www.radio538.nl/538/index.jsp>

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 9 April 2004 07:01:51 UTC

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