Re: [css-cascade][cssom] Used value of non-applying properties?

On Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:22:58 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <>  

> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:57 PM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
>> On 4/14/14 5:26 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> CSSOM currently defines that if the property applies to the element,
>>> the resolved value is the used value; otherwise it's the computed
>>> value.  This gets around the issue, and fits with what Cascade says.
>>> However, only WebKit/Blink do this.  FF and IE appear to return the
>>> layout'd size of the element for width/height, at least.
>> Er...  Firefox definitely returns the computed value for .width on the
>> computed style of a non-replaced inline (modulo some min-width/max-width
>> interactions), and similar for height.
>> It might help if you made it clear which exact cases you tested here and
>> how.
> Hm, I'll let zcorpan chime in here - he was telling me that testing
> 'width' on an inline returns the layouted width in Firefox.

I now get "auto" in Gecko/Blink/IE, including older versions, but Presto  
gives the width in pixels. I guess I misremembered or was confused about  
which browser I was testing, sorry about that.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:46:33 UTC