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Re: [css3-ui] text-overflow: ellipsis and :hover

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:45:55 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=XopYEm8Ap8kABS1BJ7C=4wD3NvQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philippe Wittenbergh <ph.wittenbergh@l-c-n.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Philippe Wittenbergh <
ph.wittenbergh@l-c-n.com> wrote:

> What should happen when the user hovers over the ellipsis when the clipped
> string is part of a link ? IOW, does the ellipsis become part of the link or
> does the 'box' generated by the ellipsis cover the link (and blocks hit
> testing on said link) ?
>
> Implementations disagree with WebKit and IE (tested IE 8) on one side,
> Opera and Firefox nightly on the other.
>

More accurately, Firefox simply ignores the ellipsis for the purpose of
dispatching mouse events.

Rob
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