W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > October 2010

Re: [css3-multicol] new editor's draft

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 21:38:50 -0400
Message-ID: <2c1023fad6cc6e89a22114523d872f9d.squirrel@sm.webmail.pair.com>
To: shelby@coolpage.com
Cc: "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>, "Alex Mogilevsky" <alexmog@microsoft.com>, www-style@w3.org
> [snip]
>
>> Håkon Wium Lie wrote
>>> However, if we specify that 'column-span: all' in an overflow area
>>> just takes the element back in, underneath the content that has
>>> already been laid out, and stretches across the columns inside the
>>> multicol box, it seems doable. No?
>>
>> Why should go underneath? Rather we must do what the designer
>> specificed,
>> and it should span all the three columns at the top.
>>
>>       Copyright © 1900-2000000000000
>>      Menu    | main article | another
>>      item 1  | text and so  | box with
>>      item 2  | forth just   | some
>>      item 3  | some words   | content
>>              | you know     | over here
>
> It spans at the top because the Copyright © 1900-2000000000000 was pushed
> to the top of the next column box in inline direction. It can't be at the
> bottom because there were column breaks that terminated those prior 3
> column boxes.  I am arguing that we remain consistent.  The column span
> block direction position is based on the position of the spanning element.

Thus we may need a "do not span me" setting.
Received on Monday, 25 October 2010 01:39:17 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:33 GMT