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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-multicol] Clipping of content that overflows a column

From: Brad Kemper via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:18:42 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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Personally, I'd like absolutely positioned content to get a waiver on 
being clipped or chopped up between columns. When I have absolutely 
positioned content inside columns, it is usually for help tip type 
things (positioned relative to a small span or hyperlink), which would
 work best if they could remain in one piece when overflowing in the 
block direction, and not be clipped, not affect the height of of the 
multicol box, and have a z-index and stacking context relative to the 
whole multicol box (not just the current column) so that subsequent 
columns don't cover it. There is no way to do that currently, and 
different browsers do different things (which sometimes depends on 
whether the item is near the top or bottom of the column). 

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