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Re: margin-before and legend

From: Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 19:58:22 +0100
Message-ID: <CAD1xn+Pg-2wAO1XpO3X5EDZwUSYtR5KOa8GcmOns5heX1O4n9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com>
Out of interest - where would this even be defined? Is there a place
for it in CSS 2.1 (presumably not)? So if not there, where?

On 4 June 2013 23:16, Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 June 2013 22:57, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> It would be useful to do some investigation of existing browser
>> behavior, so that we can define this.
>>
> Quick and dirty summary:
>
> FF: margin-top pushes the legend down and, if no margin-bottom is
> specified, will detach it from the fieldset's border.
> FF: if just margin-bottom is specified, it pushes the fieldset border
> down from the legend.
> FF: together, they will move the legend and the border down.
>
> IE: only margin-top is respected and it pushes both legend and
> fieldset border down
>
> Opera/WebKit/Blink: margin-top and margin-bottom are largely ignored
> when it comes to determing the position of the legend in relation to
> the fieldset border
>
> I think FF has the right idea: margin-bottom on a legend pushes the
> fieldset border down away from it, while margin-top on a legend pushes
> the legend down away from the fieldset border.
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