W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > June 2012

Re: [css3-page][css3-mediaqueries] Changing element styles on page breaks

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 10:08:43 +0200
Message-ID: <4FDC3F0B.6080403@kozea.fr>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
Le 16/06/2012 05:07, Brad Kemper a écrit :
> OK.
> So, if I wanted to add @regions to the inside of an @page, then that
> is doable, right? Image this:
> @region normally requires a selector to select a region, so it can
> style the part of the flow within the region.[1] Presumably (although
> the spec doesn't say) using an @region selector to select something
> that is not a region has no effect. But I can imagine selecting
> @region :root, or not having any selector at all after @region, would
> cause @region to just select the entire "normal" (non-named) flow
> (the stuff that isn't in a named region flow). Normally, doing so for
> continuous media wouldn't be terribly useful, but put '@region { … }'
> inside of '@page thisParticularPage { … }', and then the rules inside
> that @region would apply to only that page.
> I think that would about cover it, no? Can we add that to the region
> spec?

I’m not very familiar with regions so I can’t answer if it would make 
sense, but strictly from a syntax point of view this would be fine:

* CSS 2.1 states that @page can contain at-rules mixed with its property 
declarations, even though it did not define any such rule.
* css3-page adds 16 at-rules (for page-margin boxes) in @page
* Future levels or other modules could add more

Simon Sapin
Received on Saturday, 16 June 2012 08:09:18 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:39:00 UTC