Bug 16819 - No display when combining flow-from and flow-into is bad
Summary: No display when combining flow-from and flow-into is bad
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: CSS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Regions (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan Stearns
QA Contact: public-css-bugzilla
URL: http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css3-regio...
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Reported: 2012-04-22 22:57 UTC by Alan Stearns
Modified: 2012-10-11 19:36 UTC (History)
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Description Alan Stearns 2012-04-22 22:57:09 UTC
Currently, the spec states that if you have a block container with both flow-from and flow-into properties set, nothing is visually formatted:

#my-block-container {
  flow-into: some-flow;
  flow-from: some-flow;
}

It would be better if we could define the properties such that this put the contents of #my-block-container into the named flow, and put the box in the region chain for that flow. The best we can do now is:

#my-block-container > * { flow-into: some-flow; }
#my-block-container { flow-from: some-flow; }

But this loses any and all direct content of #my-block-container
Comment 1 Alan Stearns 2012-10-11 19:36:17 UTC
Fixed the no-display problem with https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/csswg/rev/ecbb7d03d800

The use-the-box-but-redirect-all-of-the-contents use case will probably have to wait on new selector syntax.