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[CSS21] Page Breaks inside Tables

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 16:07:45 +0200
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <opso76u7jsofh7fl@crissov.heim4.tu-clausthal.de>


the properties for controlling page breaks ('page-break-inside',  
'page-break-before' and 'page-break-after') all apply to "block-level  
elements" only (13.3.1). Block-level elements are those with a 'display'  
property set to one of 'block', 'list-item', 'table' and sometimes  
'run-in' (9.2.1).

Are the several table box types (esp. 'table-row-group' and 'table-row')  
intentionally left out? If so, why? Otherwise please change it. Tables  
often don't fit onto one page, thus being able to control/advice page  
breaking inside of them is very desirable.

Or did I simply miss some special clause (probably in chapter 17) that  
makes said properties apply to table rows etc., too.
Received on Thursday, 14 April 2005 14:08:52 UTC

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