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Re: floats vs. page breaks

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 15:31:01 -0500
Message-ID: <452D5485.4070400@mit.edu>
To: Joe Wells <sllewbj@blueyonder.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

Joe Wells wrote:
> What should be done when the float is one big image, perhaps with a
> short 1-line caption above or below?  (I hope the page is not broken
> between the image and the caption in this case!)

I think that could actually happen, yes.  Of course Gecko will 
page-break inside an image (and split the image across multiple pages) 
if things really aren't fitting (like if the image is taller than a 
page)... So people really hate that, of course.  ;)

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