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Re: Table height distribution

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 18:34:51 -0700
To: Saloni Mira Rai <salonir@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080321013451.GA12706@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Thursday 2008-03-20 17:20 -0700, Saloni Mira Rai wrote:
> CASE 1 - Table height is specified and larger than the sum of the MAX(specified row height, min cell height). The height of the row content can be greater or smaller than the specified row height and it makes no difference to the outcome.
> IE7, FF2, Opera, Safari - Distribute extra space proportionally to all rows
> FF3 - Distribute extra space evenly to all rows
> 
> CASE 2 - Table height is specified and larger than the sum of the MAX(specified row height, min cell height). Row heights are specified using %values.
> IE7, FF2, Opera, Safari - Distribute extra space proportionally to all rows
> FF3 - Distribute extra space evenly to all rows.

I'd note that the differences in these cases between Firefox 2 and
current betas of Firefox 3 are the result of the changes in
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=197391 .

> CASE 5 - Similar to CASE 4 but table height is smaller.
> IE7 - Increase table height
> FF2, Safari - Respect the minimum row height and sacrifice the % height of later rows FF3, Opera - reduce the row height proportionately

I'm actually seeing the behavior you mark as Firefox 2 only in
current betas of Firefox 3 on this one.


(Maybe more thoughts later, but I wanted to provide this
information, since I have it.)

-David

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