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Re: [css3-page] Rules for Pagination into Varying-Width Pages

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:50:48 -0700
Message-ID: <4E815628.8030605@inkedblade.net>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 09/26/2011 05:51 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> I haven't seen this thread yet...
>
> I like these rules. A couple more issues to consider:
>
> -- Margin/border/padding - are these calculated once per element or per page?
> (I think per page, it is rare to have percentage in any of them, but if it ever happens it is more likely that per-page will work better)

Per page, per the rules stated. :)

> -- What happens when an image with "width:100%; height:auto" is broken across pages of different width?
> (I think it is rendered with different scale on different pages. It would probably
> look better to keep image scale from starting page, but the use case is rare and
> consistency seems more valuable)

I was thinking to recalculate as well; you'd just have to be careful to preserve
the correct amount of "progress" down the block axis. :) We've specced similar
behavior for background images already [1] (although that could probably use
some more clarifying examples).

   http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-background/#the-box-decoration-break

It might be a bit tricky with <iframe>, though.

~fantasai
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