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Re: [css3-page] Styling elements differently based on whether they appear on a left or right page

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 13:19:27 -0700
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE1ACAC1.3CE35%stearns@adobe.com>
On 7/28/13 12:45 PM, "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com> wrote:

>Also sprach Brad Kemper:
>
> > >>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-gcpm/#floating-inside-and-outside-pages
> > >> 
> > >> That's not bad for floats, but doesn't help much if you want to use
> > >> grid or table-* or something else
> > > 
> > > The problem at hand is how to best to sidenotes in CSS (as opposed to
> > > how to do sidenotes with feature x). Here's my proposal:
> > > 
> > >  div.sidebar { float: outside }
> > 
> > My point is that sidebars are commonly needed as a page layout
> > feature, and floats are not great for doing page layout.
>
>Experimentation had led me to a different conclusion. Here's are som
>float-based examples for paged layouts:
>
>  http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/02-reader/

You may want to add an example of a sidebar to one of those layouts.

Thanks,

Alan
Received on Sunday, 28 July 2013 20:20:06 UTC

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