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Re: [css3-multicol] column balancing and fixed height (RE: Question on Flexbox balance implementation)

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 11:48:03 +0200
Message-ID: <19579.32339.21186.187761@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Chris Jones <cjon@microsoft.com>
Also sprach Brad Kemper:

 > > If an element with “column-span:all” does not fit into multicol
 > > box, it is pushed to overflow and its ‘column-span’ property no
 > > longer has effect. There is a possibility that without
 > > “column-span:all” it would have fit within the last column of the
 > > multicol box, but that possibility is not evaluated. The element
 > > remains in overflow uncioniditionally.
 > 
 > I imagine one could 'float:left' the column-span element in order
 > to keep its overflow from overlapping with the overflowed contents
 > of the columns, right?

'column-span' doesn't apply to floating elements:

  Applies to: 	static, non-floating elements

  http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/#column-span

I think "block-level" is missing from the that line; it should read:

  Applies to: 	static, block-level, non-floating elements

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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