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Re: [css-flexbox] [css-sizing] Interaction of min-height and box-sizing: border-box

From: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:43:53 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPTJ0XGCEoB-X+ZhaQb4cTGCO_gwrpfACrKH=WjOFyo6wTxC-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 6:53 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 06/23/2016 05:40 PM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>
>> Hi there!
>>
>> With a testcase like this:
>>
>> <div style="height: 20px; min-height: min-content; box-sizing:
>> border-box; padding-top: 50px;">
>>    <div style="height: 50px; width: 50px;"></div>
>> </div>
>>
>> What should the final size of the div be? Clearly, min-content here is
>> a 50px content-box or 80px border-box. But sizes in min-height get
>> adjusted by box-sizing. Do we insert the 50px content-box into
>> min-height, then adjust by box-sizing, and get an effective min-height
>> or 30px? Or not?
>>
>> And (for the css-flexbox part of the question), does it make a
>> difference when this happens in the context of min-height: auto?
>>
>> xref https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=549863
>
>
> box-sizing only affects the interpretation of <length> and <percentage>
> values: border-box changes their meaning to subtract out the border and
> padding widths before applying those values to the content-box.
>
> It therefore has no effect on any of the keyword values of 'width' and
> 'height'.

Thanks! I fixed this bug in Chrome now; we got that wrong in a few cases.

-Christian
Received on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 20:45:01 UTC

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