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Re: Nested :first-letter

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 18:16:39 -0700
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <FF755C4D-93BD-4266-BDE4-FEADFDD8F513@me.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
On Sep 8, 2010, at 6:10 PM, fantasai wrote:

> On 09/08/2010 05:36 PM, Simon Fraser wrote:
>> What should be the rendering of the following?
>> 
>> <style>
>> div:first-letter { font-size: 24pt; }
>> p:first-letter { color: red; }
>> </style>
>> <div><p>Text</p></div>
>> 
>> Does the 'T' render in a 24pt font or not?
> 
> Yes.
> 
>> I don't see anything at <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/selector.html#first-letter>
>> that suggests one rendering over another.
> 
> See the example containing
>  <p><div:first-letter><p:first-letter>T</...></...>he first text.
> 
> The "fictional tag sequences" in the spec are there to show how inheritance works.
> In this case the div:first-letter font-size inherits through to the p:first-letter.

I see now, thanks. Neither WebKit, Gecko nor Opera seem to get this right.

Simon
Received on Thursday, 9 September 2010 01:17:15 GMT

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