On 13.11.2005 18:26:24 Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2005, at 18:17, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> 
> > <snip />
> > I don't think so, if we're talking about the area. Assume a longer  
> > block
> > with several lines which also contains an absolutely positioned b- 
> > c. If
> > there's a page break in the middle of this block and the vertical size
> > of the b-c is determined using the "top" and "bottom" properties, the
> > size of the b-c would be different depending on the position of the
> > break, since the box would be the area (or probably more accurate: the
> > first area generated by the formatting object) and depending on the
> > break's position this area may be bigger or smaller.
> 
> Ouch indeed! :-/
> Seems I'm confusing:
> "the area generated is a descendant of the page-area"

This only tells where the area generated for the b-c is to be added to.
It has little to do with the issue here.

> with
> "the page-area is the 'containing area' of the generated area"

Where does this come from? I haven't found it in the spec.

> Or not?

Sorry, but I'm not sure what you mean here.

Jeremias Maerki

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