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[whatwg] Request: Canvas Tag CSS

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 17:10:12 +0200
Message-ID: <op.t8623alb64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Sun, 06 Apr 2008 10:49:01 +0200, Greg Houston  
<gregory.houston at gmail.com> wrote:
> Having worked with the canvas tag quite a bit now, I've found that it
> is a bit awkward that the canvas tag is not taking advantage of CSS.
> If you are changing your site design, perhaps you want to change the
> colors used in your line graphs as well. So you make the changes in
> your CSS for the majority of your elements, which is rather painless,
> and then for the canvas tag you then have to start digging through the
> JavaScript to make your changes.

Since <canvas> uses the <color> production from CSS why does a global  
search and replace through JavaScript files and CSS files not suffice?

Alternatively, you could use getComputedStyle() to get the color values  
 from your CSS file.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 6 April 2008 08:10:12 UTC

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