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Re: [CSS2.1] Visual Effects

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 18:02:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0401091758150.16967@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, fantasai wrote:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-CSS21-20030915/visufx.html#overflow-clipping
>
> # An element's height exceeds an explicit height assigned
> # to the containing block (i.e., the containing block's
> # height is determined by the 'height' property, not by
> # content height).
>
> An explicit height on the containing block can cause
> overflow even if each individual descendant has a height
> that is less than the containing block; it's the position
> of the bottom edge of the box that's important.

...and:

> # - A descendent box is positioned absolutely, partly
> #   outside the box. Such boxes are not clipped by the
> #   overflow property on their ancestors.
> # - A descendent box has negative margins, causing it
> #   to be positioned partly outside the box.
>
> What about relatively positioned boxes?

These are just examples. (The list starts with "e.g.".)


> #  In the following example, pressing either form button
> # invokes a user-defined script function
>
> user-defined or author-defined?

It's a hypothetical script language, who knows! ;-)

(Assigned issue 252.)


> You might want to make the manipulation of CSS properties
> more explicit. The show and hide functions don't say anything
> about CSS.

True. Hopefully the point is clear enough. More examples will hopefully be
given in DOM-related specs later.

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