Re: [css3-transforms] Containing block for abspos

On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Simon Sapin <> wrote:
> The spec for the 'transform' property says:
>> Any value other than ‘none’ for the transform results in the creation
>> of both a stacking context and a containing block. The object acts as
>> a containing block for fixed positioned descendants.
> What about absolutely positioned descendants? Are their containing block
> still the nearest positioned ancestor, or is it the nearest ancestor that is
> either positioned or transformed?

It's a containing block, so yes.  That last line is specifying
something additional, not limiting the previous clause.


Received on Saturday, 23 March 2013 21:31:14 UTC