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Re: [css3-multicol] overflow and paging?

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 02:35:54 -0400
Message-ID: <b5e8f21cb23ab23ae506fd10eaa222f2.squirrel@sm.webmail.pair.com>
To: "David Storey" <dstorey@opera.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
>> OFF TOPIC: afaik the browser will never overlow to the right by making
>> more columns than will fit into the width of the container element.
>> So I
>> am wondering why you mentioned a need to turn that off, if it never
>> occurs? Thus I don't (yet) see the point of your second proposal.
>
> If you restrict the height of an element, and there are too much
> content to fit into the columns you specify, the default behaviour is
> to create new overflow columns to the right of the existing columns.
> This happens in both WebKit and Gecko.

OFF TOPIC: how can one restrict the height of the content? Are you sure?
Afaik, max-height applies to the height of the element, not the height of
the content.
Received on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 06:36:22 GMT

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