Re: valign=center-style alignment in CSS3?

On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 20:30:33 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Vincent Starre wrote:
>> I could just be missing it, as most searches with the word "Vertical" in
>> them seem to be finding things related to text which is meant to be
>> displayed vertically. In the CSS3 draft, I see no refrence to a thing
>> which seemed missing from CSS2- a way to vertically-align something so
>> that the middle of the (text, image, object, etc) appears along the
>> middle of the parent object. That is, the effect which was created using
>> <TD valign="CENTER">
> position:center has been proposed for CSS3's Positioning module, which
> would basically do this.

given that position:relative and position:absolute refer to either being 
relative to the window or relative to the parent-element, what would 
position:center be relative to? (Or a link to the proposal you refer to 
may be useful)

Vincent Starre

Received on Sunday, 25 January 2004 22:11:31 UTC