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Re: flowText & margins

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 01:28:28 +1000
To: Dave Horlick <hubbleparameter@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031006152828.GI6869@grorg.org>

Dave,

On Thu 25 Sep 2003, Dave Horlick wrote:

> 
> I am writing for clarification about flowText and
> margins in the latest SVG 1.2 draft:
> 
> > To determine the placement of a strip the Glyph
> > Groups from first word is used.  The initial
> > position for the strip is calculated, taking into
> > account the end (in non text progression direction)
> > of the previous strip and the appropriate margin
> > properties.
> 
> What is meant by "appropriate" here? Are we talking
> about CSS margins?

Yes.

> If so, which element would be
> attributed with them, flowPara?

My recollection is that it was the block-level 
elements: flowPara and flowDiv.

The next 1.2 draft will (hopefully) clarify this.

Dean
Received on Monday, 6 October 2003 11:28:31 GMT

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