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Re: vh and vw as units for dimensions.

From: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 15:48:54 +0200
Message-ID: <51A4B5C6.9060303@henke37.cjb.net>
To: irfan mir <theirf@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
irfan mir skriver:
> I just learned about the vh and vw units and see how it would be very
> helpful in terms of typography.
> But in terms of using it as a unit for dimensions, what differentiates
> vh for height and vw for width from percent?
> Don't a 100 of all 3 take up the entire viewport?

Indeed they do. But per cent might not. The viewport units are always
relative to the viewport size. Per cent values are not.
Received on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 13:49:40 UTC

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