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Re: Clickable area for hyperlinks

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:51:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBKqmj32E9psYctF4FJ+ck_DxXLdrZTDs9MmD-AKyT7qA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr> wrote:
> Le 14/06/2012 19:04, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>> The "actionable area" is just the element's own geometry, based on its
>> display type and the relevant properties.   That's well-defined by the
>> layout mode it's in.
>
> Most box types have a margin/outer area, border area, padding area and
> content area (each including the next). Which of these is the actionable
> area? Where is this defined? In browsers it seems to be the margin/outer
> area.

Border area.  That's the area that hit-testing is done on.
Hit-testing is not defined in CSS yet, unfortunately.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 14 June 2012 17:52:13 GMT

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