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Re: positioning and sizing an element relatively to any other element

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 21:52:24 -0400
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21003201852tea259c4ic26875b35bbd06c2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> Example: an element with significant text content and a floating
> child, where you want the child to stretch the whole height of the
> element.  The height is determined by the text content, as there is
> more of it than what is in the floated box.  You can't do this right
> now.
>
> Another example: several elements using Table Layout to link their
> heights together.  You want some children of the elements to stretch
> to the full height of the display:table-cell containers.

I still don't quite get it.  Could you provide some sample HTML and
point to exactly which box is taller/shorter than you want it to be?
Maybe I'm just being dense.
Received on Sunday, 21 March 2010 01:53:00 GMT

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