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Re: For printing: Select the element preceded immediately by a page-break?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:48:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC6JDzmfSk=7pZbi-KZArxfgHZzTCpJ3gKP5Cjxrp8vXw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Scott Arciszewski <kobrasrealm@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
[Again, sorry for the delay, it appears our moderation queue has just
been cleared.]

On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Scott Arciszewski
<kobrasrealm@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was envisioning something like...
> @media print {
>    #some_div:after-page-break {
>       background-color: #ff0;
>       border: 1px solid #000;
>       content: attr(data-header);
>    }
> }
> <div id="#some_div" data-header="This is some static header for regions that
> need a repeatable header element in print preview.">
>   <!-- stuff -->
> </div>

So, again, it looks like you're asking for the ability to *create* an
element immediately after a page break, rather than *select* one.
That is, your ":after-page-break" pseudo-class should really be an
::after-page-break pseudo-element.  I don't *think* you intend with
your example to actually *wipe out* the contents of #some-div and
replace them with the contents of the data-header attribute.  Is this

Received on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:49:30 UTC

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