Re: About selection on propierties based on itself (that is, propierties as selectors)

Ignacio Javier writes:
 > When you have something like:
 > whatever {margin-left:2em;margin:2pt}
 > ¿what margin applies to left, really?

Ah, that's an easy one: 2pt

Margin is a shorthand property, it sets four properties at once. The
above actually means:

    whatever {margin-left:2em}
    whatever {margin-top:2pt}
    whatever {margin-right:2pt}
    whatever {margin-bottom:2pt}
    whatever {margin-left:2pt}

So the first 'margin-left' is lost because the last one takes

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Received on Wednesday, 28 July 1999 13:17:16 UTC