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Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions TPAC F2F 2009-11-02: text-overflow

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:23:43 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0911121923x3ecffbeaoe203e90ff5a3cb68@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> It also doesn't really make sense to select the ellipsis along with the text.

I think it would be useful if selecting the ellipsis was equivalent to
selecting all the hidden text, so you could easily copypaste the
entire section, even if the text was otherwise inaccessible.  You can
do this kind of selection right now (including the newline after it)
by highlighting a line past a section, but this is only barely
intuitive to me, and I don't think the average user really gets it.

This is just an implementation issue, not a CSS one, but still.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 13 November 2009 03:24:35 GMT

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