[Project_owners] Wrapping XUL elements
neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Jun 22 11:30:01 PDT 2007
eric.jung at yahoo.com wrote:
>> Both the <label> and <description> elements support wrapping text.
>> Simply set the text as the .textContent rather than as the .label, or
>> in the XUL as <description>This text will wrap</description>. Note
>> that they prefer not to wrap, so you typically need a max-width style
>> to force the issue.
> I didn't know about that. Neil, should I update
> with this info?
Actually it does mention that the text should be in a text node rather
than the value attribute (and not label as I wrote, oops). It could be a
bit clearer though:
* With the default white-space: wrap; all whitespace runs (including
newlines) are treated as single spaces. Text is permitted to wrap.
* With white-space: pre; all whitespace, including newlines, is
rendered literally; text cannot wrap automatically.
* With white-space: -moz-pre-wrap; (there is no -moz-pre; style) all
whitespace is rendered literally, but text is additionally
permitted to wrap at spaces.
In any case, the text can also be made to wrap by inserting an
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