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Re: [Media Queries] aspect ratio

From: Spartanicus <mk98762@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:26:36 +0100
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Timur Mehrvarz <timur.mehrvarz@web.de> wrote:

>This type of layout is supposed to work on any device, screens being  
>wide or tall. Individual agents don't necessarily need to support a  
>dynamic switch of their aspect ratio. But of course, that should work  
>as well. In general, the content is not for small screen "only". It's  
>supposed to work as well on TV and desktop.

It would help me if you could state verbally what problems you are
attempting to solve. Your screencap images leave me guessing.

For example if for clarity sake I'm assuming a desktop viewport which is
simply resized as your screencap demonstrates (not rotated), then I
don't see why you'd need a media query for the first use case. Wouldn't
setting the display property to inline-block and making the icon +
caption combos equal height suffice? (for simplicity I'm ignoring font
zoom issues)

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