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Re: [css3-page] Effect of 'visibility: hidden' on page boxes

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:34:14 -0700
Message-ID: <4FE4F2E6.10808@inkedblade.net>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
CC: liam@w3.org, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>, Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
On 06/11/2012 11:24 PM, Simon Sapin wrote:
> Le 12/06/2012 07:20, Liam R E Quin a écrit :
>> On Mon, 2012-06-11 at 21:40 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> I don't see a real use-case for
>>> simply hiding an entire page,
>>
>> "print only odd pages" ?
>>
>> "do not show me (or print) pages that refer to the spaceships with only
>> one warp drive, since they do not apply to me" ??
>
> I don’t know if these are use cases we should address in CSS, but:
>
> If 'visibility' is consistent with what it does on elements, it would rather generate a page with nothing painted on it.

Yes, this would make sense for 'visibility: hidden'.

> Not generating the page at all would be more like 'display: none'. Note however that we might still need to do the layout for
> the whole page content, in order to know where the next page starts.

Although, maybe 'visibility: collapse' could be used suppress a page in the output,
similar to how it collapses table rows or flex items?

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 22 June 2012 22:34:46 GMT

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