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RE: [css3-multicol] page-break-inside and columns

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 19:06:01 +0000
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
CC: CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <763AE400FE923441B74861D534DF25496442427890@GVW0433EXB.americas.hpqcorp.net>
Philip said:
> I can see this, but I think that there is an important 
> difference between avoiding a break /between/ (say) an image 
> and (the start of) some text, and avoiding a break /within/ 
> the text.  Hakon explicit said :
> > I think it's a common scenario that authors don't want elements to 
> > break. No?
> and I was interpreting this quite strictly : no breaking 
> /within/ elements; I think that the scenario you are 
> postulating is the avoidance of a break /between/ elements, 
> is it not ?

Perhaps I have a table (or a list; or a blockquote; or a note in a floated, bordered box; or a definition; or a hyperlink...) that I don't want to break across either columns or pages...

(I want control over both breaking between and within elements... ;-)

Best wishes,

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