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Re: [CSS 2.1] [Section 10.3.3] Questions on width of block-level, non-replaced elements in normal flow

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:08:44 +1000
Message-ID: <4C74974C.2070301@css-class.com>
To: www-style@gtalbot.org
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Alan Gresley wrote:

> To follow up, what is happening is the declared value of div#child of 
>  margin-right: 400px (in Gérard's test case) or my ridiculous 
> margin-right: 10000px are completely being ignore. The computed value is 
> margin-right: -400px.

I am wrong, the computed value is margin-right: -200px. It is as if 
the CSS was as follows.

   border-right: green solid 200px;
   margin-right: -200px;

The div#containing-block and div#child width and the generated 
containing block width are both width: 0px.

Alan http://css-class.com/

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