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Re: input element - absolute positioning - determing width with left and right

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 09:51:59 +0200
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tfhz4xdr64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 09:26:38 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Yes, but because it's overconstrained, so the value for "right" is  
> ignored (if direction is "ltr").  That is, in this case you have  
> specified all three of width, left, and right....

Fair point. I prolly shouldn't have included the height="" and width=""  
attributes. New example:

   <div><img src="image" alt=""></div>

   div { position:relative; width:1000px }
   img { position:absolute; left:0; right:0 }

The image has an intrinsic width of 200px by 200px. The current  
specification says you have to ignore right again which might not make  
sense to anyone...

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 7 September 2006 07:52:21 UTC

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