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Re: [css3-multicol] Clarification on column-fill

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:44:51 -0800
Message-ID: <4EEA6A53.8010302@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 12/15/2011 02:43 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 6:40 PM, HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com <mailto:howcome@opera.com>> wrote:
>
>     Personally, I think the statement is correct and should remain, but I
>     may be convinced by a reworded replacement.
>
>
> It's correct, but it's incomplete because it's true not just for paged media, but for any situation where the column set is
> breaking vertically. Maybe:
>
> "When the set of columns breaks vertically, such as in a paginated context, only the content after the last vertical break is
> affected by 'column-fill'."
>
> That sounds better. However, somewhere something needs to specify how column content breaks vertically, e.g. to make it clear
> that in a paginated context we place as much content as possible in columns on the first page before placing it in columns on
> the next page.

   "When the multi-column element is paginated, only the last row of column boxes is affected by 'column-fill'."

I think that should be sufficiently clear.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2011 21:45:31 GMT

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