Re: [css3] "keep aspect ratio" feature

Andrew Fedoniouk <> wrote:
> Time to time I am getting feature request to provide
> "keep aspect ratio" functionality in CSS.
> #my-golden-ratio
> {
>    width: 30%;
>    height: width(62%);
> }
> where width takes 30% of content box of #my-golden-ratio parent
> and height of the element will be set to 62% of its computed width.

Not a completely crazy idea, but you'd ultimately end up with one of
these functions for every length property.  I think it'd be better to
generalize immediately: prop('name') which evaluates to the computed
value of the property named 'name', and can be used inside calc().


Received on Friday, 21 November 2008 07:01:04 UTC