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Re: Flexbox children with display flex

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:23:28 +0000
To: Karen Menezes <karen.menezes@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0875B21.2136A%stearns@adobe.com>
On 11/10/14, 11:10 PM, "Karen Menezes" <karen.menezes@gmail.com> wrote:

>I have a question regarding (immediate) children of a parent with
>display: flex, i.e. a flex container. Can a child or flex-item also have
>a display of flex associated with it, thereby becoming a flex-container
>itself? 
>I was unable to find the answer here: http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-flexbox/

>What is the spec's take on this?

The abstract mentions that nesting flex boxes is an expected use:

"Nesting of these boxes (horizontal inside vertical, or vertical inside
horizontal) can be used to build layouts in two dimensions.”


Thanks,

Alan

Received on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 14:24:00 UTC

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