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Re: [CSS3-UI] text-overflow:ellipsis (freshly rewritten/expanded and incorporated into editor's draft)

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:34:49 -0800
Cc: Joćo Eiras <joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <85D32EB5-488C-4CF6-BD10-FA6DB853F5DD@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Feb 16, 2011, at 10:21 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> 3. Providing a UI where several small sections have a max-height set
> and may or may not overflow.  If they do overflow, you want to
> indicate that there's more content "below the fold", so users know to
> click on the header or whatever to go the page showing the whole
> thing.  This was doable in the old Text version by providing a second
> string to text-overflow-ellipsis.

That sounds very similar to what iTunes App Store does for its app descriptions. I agree that would be a very good thing to be able to do that easily.
Received on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 18:35:24 UTC

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