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

[CSS21] Overflow/clip and stacking contexts

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 16:04:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4FAD1C54.5040005@kozea.fr>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>

Can the 'overflow' and 'clip' properties create a new stacking context, 
like 'opacity'? If they can not, I have trouble seeing how to implement 
them while also implementing the proper painting order described in 
appendix E.

In particular, several steps refer to descendants of a box that creates 
a stacking context. The overflow and clip properties that apply are not 
only that of each descendant, but also that of all their ancestors.

I guess that would be possible, but the implementation gets much more 

Simon Sapin
Received on Friday, 11 May 2012 14:04:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:38:59 UTC