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Re: valign=center-style alignment in CSS3?

From: Vincent Starre <thebitman@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:11:27 -0500
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-ID: <opr2c4hdec5kiosw@mail.attbi.com>

On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 20:30:33 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Vincent Starre wrote:
>> I could just be missing it, as most searches with the word "Vertical" in
>> them seem to be finding things related to text which is meant to be
>> displayed vertically. In the CSS3 draft, I see no refrence to a thing
>> which seemed missing from CSS2- a way to vertically-align something so
>> that the middle of the (text, image, object, etc) appears along the
>> middle of the parent object. That is, the effect which was created using
>> <TD valign="CENTER">
> position:center has been proposed for CSS3's Positioning module, which
> would basically do this.

given that position:relative and position:absolute refer to either being 
relative to the window or relative to the parent-element, what would 
position:center be relative to? (Or a link to the proposal you refer to 
may be useful)

Vincent Starre
Received on Sunday, 25 January 2004 22:11:31 UTC

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