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Re: Overflow-x and Overflow-y

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2005 21:06:32 +0200
Message-ID: <426BEE38.2090803@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: David R <david@davidr.co.uk>
CC: www-style@w3.org

It is already in the specification.

http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-box-20021024/#the-overflow-x

I believe Mozilla even implemented it recently.


~Grauw

David R wrote:
> Proposal:
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>       ’d like to prose the addition of Trident’s “Overflow-x” and 
> “Overflow-y” CSS extensions to the CSS3 Draft spec, or adjust the 
> existing "overflow" property.
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> Justification clause:
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>       When using "overflow: auto;" or "overflow: scroll;" on an element 
> with content that does not fit in the width of the element, nearly all 
> browsers include the horizontal scrollar inside the box of the element 
> the property was applied on. This will cause the element to have a 
> vertical scrollbar as well, even when one is not normally needed (nor 
> desired).
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> Syntax:
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>       New properties:
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>             Enum "overflowType" { auto | hidden | scroll | visible }
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>             overflow-y: overflowType
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>             overflow-x: overflowType
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>       Proposed change to existing "overflow" property:
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>             Entire element:
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>             overflow: overflowType;
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>             X and Y axis respectively:
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>            
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>             overflow: overflowType overflowType;
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> --
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> -David R
> 


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