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Re: directional images

From: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin <aharon@google.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 08:19:18 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=DR_Uxaf9Dc8FsT1g7064Sx8d6SQsavzrgXD0-@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
The idea of the feature is to prevent having to create and then maintain (in
sync with the "normal" images) a set of flipped images.

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 7:58 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Feb 23, 2011, at 1:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>
> > <ul dir=rtl>
> >  <li>ONE</li>
> > </ul>
> > <style>
> > ul {
> >  list-style-image: image( url("right-facing-arrow.jpg"), ltr );
> >  transition: list-style-image .2s;
> > }
> > ul:hover {
> >  list-style-image: image( url("highlight-right-arrow.jpg"), ltr );
> > }
> > </style>
>
> The parentheses embedded in parentheses are kind of hard to read. This
> seems like a place where we should have a direction pseudo-class, and then
> just use a different image (or have  image transformation properties for
> list-style-images, border-images, etc.).
>
> ul:ltr {
>  list-style-image: url("right-facing-arrow.jpg");
> }
> ul:rtl {
>  list-style-image: url("left-facing-arrow.jpg");
> } /* or... */
> ul:rtl {
>  list-style-image-transform: reflect(0deg);
> }  /* or, transformation is automatic for directions not specified by
> author */
>
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