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Re: Specifying height of Initial Containing Block?

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 19:09:06 +0200
To: webmaster@richinstyle.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <srfqqs8v542tdjs06tofqb52n792l1c5sf@4ax.com>
On Wed, 30 Aug 2000 13:11:24 +0100, Matthew Brealey
<webmaster@richinstyle.com> wrote:

>Jan Roland Eriksson wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Aug 2000 01:03:25 +0100, ValerieGSharp
>> <ValerieGSharp@netscapeonline.co.uk> wrote:
>> [...]
>> >If so, how can one specify a height property for it, when according to
>> >HTML4.01 neither 'height' nor 'style' are valid attributes for it?
>> In your linked external stylesheet...
>>   HTML { height: 100%;}

>Actually not; % are only meaningful if they relate to something.

Yes I know that too and my reply came out quite misleading as even I
could see. Sorry about that.

I was actually trying to answer "the other" question that is hiding in
the original line, i.e. how to specify a style rule for an element that
does not have the 'style' attribute as a valid component.
I should have used another example to illustrate it with though.

Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Received on Wednesday, 30 August 2000 13:08:45 UTC

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