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Re: [CSS21] properties for table-column (In HTML: COL) & table-column-group (In HTML: COLGROUP) items.

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 23:35:37 +1000
Message-ID: <42C69829.2000705@lachy.id.au>
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:
> 
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> 
>> Although ::before doesn't seem to work on elemenents styled with 
>> 'display: table-*' in Firefox or Opera, I couldn't find anything in 
>> the specs that says ::before doesn't apply to such elements.
> 
> Before is not a pseudo-class which selects the element before it, but it 
> is a pseudo-element, which is inserted before the element you select.

I know that, I think you misunderstood what I was trying to do.  if you 
take a look at the example I provided previously, I was trying to 
generate another box before the first child element in the table (if it 
was not a col or colgroup element) so that it could be styled as a 
'table-column'.

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 2 July 2005 13:35:46 GMT

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