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Re: [css3-values] Interaction of vw/vh and scrollbars

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 15:39:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAs1vav_DdysjGPD3KLVXzhZ6RiYn-SrCjD16F-mvrW6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 3:33 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:
> This comes down to use-cases. Not clear to me what use-cases vw/vh are meant
> to meet. For example, lets say you were position:absolute'ing a mask to
> cover the whole window (e.g. behind a dialog), in this case you'd want it to
> be on top of the scrollbars. Yours is a use-case where you'd want the
> opposite. Not really sure how to resolve both.

You can't cover up the page's scrollbars anyway, no matter what you
do, so that use-case is already impossible.

Received on Monday, 3 December 2012 23:40:46 UTC

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