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Re: display: none

From: Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 03:06:22 -0400
Message-ID: <4483D7EE.9010004@gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

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Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
| Also sprach David Woolley:
|
|  > > You wanted to see h4 elements, no? If so, I suggest:
|  > >
|  > >   body * { display: none }
|  >
|  > This will match all h4 elements, and has a higher specificity
|  > than:
|  >
|  > >   h4 { display: block }
|
| Actually, it has the same specificity -- the * doesn't count [1]. However,
| it's still not right as h4's children will be matched by "body *".
| Using "body > *" is probably a better idea.
|
| [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-CSS21-20060411/cascade.html#specificity
|
| -h&kon
|               Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
| howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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The problem, as already mentioned in this conversation, is that this
would only select h4 children, not all h4 elements.  To select all h4
elements would require selecting elements based on whether or not they
have an h4 descendant, which CSS cannot do right now.
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