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Re: Rotating column headers - Bump

From: Keryx Web <webmaster@keryx.se>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:25:39 +0200
Message-ID: <4A49BDF3.1020101@keryx.se>
To: www-style@w3.org
Sorry for the bump, but I really want an answer.

On 2009-06-27 11:01, Keryx Web wrote:
> Hi
> With CSS transformations I have finally found a way to rotate column
> headers in order to save space. I have put it into experimental use for
> FFox 3.5 at:
> http://keryx.se/resources/html-elements/
> (Apologies to Webkit: I will add support soon.)
> Without this feature my table gets really wide and will cause excessive
> horizontal scrolling for most users. It also helps trying to fit the
> table on a paper for printing.
> This is a very clear use-case and a standard feature in all spreadsheet
> software.
> I have described my technique at
> http://itpastorn.blogspot.com/2009/05/rotating-column-headers-using-css-only.html
> As you can see my method is quite a hack and very fragile and I can't
> use the same values for Gecko and Webkit.
> It seems to me that there should be a way to achieve this result that is
> easy and stable. Has this been discussed and if so can someone point me
> to that discussion?

Keryx Web (Lars Gunther)
Received on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 07:26:30 UTC

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