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Re: input element - absolute positioning - determing width with left and right

From: Daniel Todd Currie <lists@los.dtcurrie.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 14:39:03 -0500
Message-Id: <B2A3185C-AE79-4810-9780-00DDE19E3256@los.dtcurrie.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Spartanicus <spartanicus.3@ntlworld.ie>

Is there some reason this has been left out of the CSS spec?  It  
seems obvious to me that authors would want to apply CSS positioning  
rules to all types of form elements.


On 2006 Aug 31, at 9:20, Spartanicus wrote:

>
> Shadow2531 <shadow2531@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> <input type="text" style="position: absolute; left: 0; right: 0;">
>>
>> How should that be rendered?
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/conform.html#conformance
> "CSS 2.1 does not define which properties apply to form controls and
> frames, or how CSS can be used to style them. User agents may apply  
> CSS
> properties to these elements. Authors are recommended to treat such
> support as experimental. A future level of CSS may specify this
> further."
>
> -- 
> Spartanicus
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