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Re: Text selector [was Re: breaking overflow]

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 08:43:10 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001061143q4fa527e7j84c15ff676cc3404@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Bobby Jack <bobbykjack@yahoo.co.uk>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 5:39 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> >>> Here is a way to use a mono-spaced font for numbers:
> >>>
> >>> p::text("\d+") { font-family: "Courier New", Courier, monospace; }
>
> This one is indeed a pure styling issue.  It could perhaps be
> addressed another way, though, by having something targetting
> number-styling directly, either as a specialized selector or as a
> number-style property or similar.
>

You could do this with proposed extensions to font-variant, and a suitable
font, using "font-variant-numeric: tabular-nums".

Rob
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