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RE: [css3-multicol] column balancing and fixed height (RE: Question ?on Flexbox balance implementation)

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 02:26:01 +0000
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, H??kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Chris Jones <cjon@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411BB2DA1@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Great, it seems we are in agreement on column balancing with specified height.

A related issue is the behavior of column-span in overflow, with specified height.

If in the following markup some column-span elements appear in overflow, it is to be defined how many columns they span:
<div style=“columns:3; height:250px;”>
                <H2 style=“span: all;”>BBBBBB…</H2>
                <H2 style=“span: all;”>EEEEEEE…</H2>
                <H2 style=“span: all;”>HHHHHH…</H2>

We think this rendering would be the most logical:

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Would you agree?

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Received on Tuesday, 17 August 2010 02:26:38 UTC

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