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Re: suggestion of adding top,right,bottom,right to box-shadow

From: shi chuan <shichuanr@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:44:16 +0800
Message-ID: <CAHETs+0T4xPUr5qz7t4L0QdiUmEAJ-urekJXtscp2CgVYu4Psg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
I have been thinking about it. The ideal way to render is, by default, there
is some mechanism to detect if it is a joint point by two sides both with
shadow applied, if it is, then the shadow fills the joint corner, for

If we define top and left shadow, the top-left corner is filled; but
top-right and bottom-left are not.

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 12:35 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:

> On Sep 13, 2011, at 6:28 PM, shi chuan wrote:
> box-shadow is lack of the option to be displayed only on specific sides of
> the box.
> We can't defined it as box-*-*-shadow. it's often used together with other
> CSS properties like border-radius which supports this syntax. It will be
> great if we could use the following way to specify the sides we want the
> shadow to be displayed (top,right,bottom,right)
> box-top-left-shadow
> Currently this can't be achieved without some kind of hack. (reference:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4909561/css3-box-shadow-on-top-left-and-right-only
> )
> What do you expect to happen at the corners if shadow is only visible on
> some sides of the box?
> Simon


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