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Re: [css3-ui] text-overflow and multicol

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 07 May 2011 05:30:41 -0700
Message-ID: <4DC53B71.3020804@inkedblade.net>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 05/06/2011 11:47 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
> Also sprach fantasai:
>   >  During a discussion about text-overflow, someone asked what happens
>   >  with multi-col. It occurred to me that it might be handy to ellipse
>   >  lines that overflow the column rather than clipping them halfway
>   >  through the column gap.
> It seems reasonable to allow this. But it's not specific to multicol
> elements, is it? Formatters should also be allowed to do this for
> normal elements, I believe.

For inline content that is a direct descendant of a block container
element, they do if 'text-overflow: ellipsis' is specified.

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