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Re: overflow and list-items

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:40:02 -0700
Message-ID: <486D00E2.8050506@inkedblade.net>
To: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Arron Eicholz wrote:
> When a ‘li’ element or any element set to ‘display: list-item’ has a 
> setting for ‘overflow’ other than ‘visible’ what should happen to the 
> marker box when it is set to ‘list-style-position: outside’?
> 
> Should the marker be visible?
> 
> Should the marker scroll with the first text item even though the marker 
> is not inside of the scrollable region?
> 
> If it does scroll, should it disappear as its position moves beyond the 
> upper horizontal boundary of the scrollable region?
> 
> If it does not scroll, should the marker stay in the same original location?

Added as CSS2.1 Issue 59:
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-59

I think the marker should be visible and at a fixed position wrt the
list-item's border.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2008 16:40:41 GMT

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