[webkit-dev] contentWidth of a table row & rendering data
David D. Kilzer
ddkilzer at kilzer.net
Tue Jan 16 07:14:58 PST 2007
Are you using shipping Safari, or a WebKit nightly, to do your testing?
On Jan 16, 2007, at 7:20 AM, Stephen Deken wrote:
> This is a plea for help.
> I have a project for which I need to get the rendered outline of a
> DOM element. For my purposes, using the DOM offsetWidth and
> offsetHeight, combined with the offsetLeft and offsetTop (with the
> offsetParent's coords) gives me what I need in most cases.
> However, when dealing with <tr> elements, it appears as though
> WebKit is returning a value of zero in all cases.
> I have two questions:
> 1. How difficult would it be to calculate the offsetWidth and
> offsetHeight for the <tr> element, given that it currently does not
> 2. Is there a better / more efficient way to get the rendered
> outline (box) of a DOM node?
> My current code falls a bit short in some situations -- <td> cells
> don't always extend all the way to their cell edge, inline elements
> that start near the end of the line and contain a soft break appear
> to be a single block extending off of the screen, that sort of thing.
> If there's a better way to go about this, please let me know.
> Stephen Deken
> stephen.deken at gmail.com
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