Re: inline-block baseline when the baseline would be outside of the element

Christian Biesinger <> writes:

> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
>> On 7/10/13 11:20 AM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>> PS: I just realized that in Firefox, if I add overflow: hidden;, then
>>> the baseline changes! In other words: the overflow setting affects the
>>> positioning of the box. That also seems weird?
>> From last paragraph:
>>   The baseline of an 'inline-block' is the baseline of its last line
>>   box in the normal flow, unless it has either no in-flow line boxes or
>>   if its 'overflow' property has a computed value other than 'visible',
>>   in which case the baseline is the bottom margin edge.
>> The fact that WebKit does not do that is a longstanding issue in WebKit.
> I guess I'm supposed to interpret that as "either overflow-x or
> overflow-y is not visible"...?

It doesn't really matter. It's enough to check one, since it's
impossible to have the computed value of one of them be visible and the
other non-visible.

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