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Re: Region overflow proposal

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:43:55 -0700
To: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC46835F.10A2E%stearns@adobe.com>
On 8/7/12 2:17 AM, "Florian Rivoal" <florianr@opera.com> wrote:
>
>> Every region box is a fragmentation container, and for each region box
>> which ends with a fragmentation break, (which could happen because
>> breakable content overflows in the block dimension or because of a
>> forced break), there must be another region box created [...]
>
>This is the right idea, but I am wondering if it covers something I would
> 
>consider being an important use case:
>
>.artcile { max-height: 30vh; column-count:2; overflow:regions; }
>
>Would that work? I think it should, but I am not sure it would with your
>definition, because multicol's overflow isn't really in the block
>Dimension.

I think it should work, too. Multicol's overflow is actually in the block
direction (inline overflow should not create extra columns). Generating
overflow columns in the inline direction is the default multicol overflow
behavior. Setting overflow:repeat should override that behavior.

Thanks,

Alan
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2012 15:44:33 GMT

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