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Re: [css-tables] Dropping repeated headers/footers when one content row doesn't fit

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 17:18:58 +0900
Cc: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0EB525DB-EAB5-43D5-8709-94C7854CC3B9@rivoal.net>
To: Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com>

> On May 1, 2017, at 05:42, Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com> wrote:
> HI there,
> https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/#repeated-headers <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/#repeated-headers> now says:
> "When rendering the document into a paged media, user agents must repeat header rows <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/#table-header-group> and footer rows <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/#table-footer-group> on each page spanned by a table if the page is the table’s fragmentainer, if the header/footer has avoid break-inside <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-break-3/#propdef-break-inside> applied to it, if the height required to do so is inferior to two quarters of the page height (up to one quarter for header rows, and up to one quarter for footer rows), and if that doesn’t cause a row to be displayed twice on that page."
> What is the text in bold referring to? I can't work out how displaying a row twice on the same page would come about.

This is trying to say that repeating the header/footer should not cause them to be added to a page where they already would be. No double header on the first fragment, no double footer on the last one.


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