[webkit-dev] Layout issue with fieldset legend element

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Wed Feb 15 00:34:37 PST 2012

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On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 8:46 PM, Sravan <sra1sandela at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> While working on webkit bug#:50287
> (https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50287), i found another issue
> related to legend element of fieldset form-property as described below.
> On applying padding style information to fieldset legend element, the bottom
> border gets clipped-off in Safari and Chrome. (Padding more than 8px).
> There is no such issue on FF & IE with any value or percentage of Padding.
> Following is the simple test case to reproduce the issue on Safari and
> Chrome.(Also attached as test.html)
> <html>
> <head>
> <style type="text/css">
> fieldset legend{
> padding: 20px;
> }
> </style>
> </head>
> <form><fieldset><legend>HAPPY</legend></fieldset></form>
> </html>
> On analyzing further, I found that clipping of legend element is buggy in
> WebKit, and i may have the fix for it.
> I intend to submit this as a new bug, and submit the patch for it. Please
> let me know if any one think otherwise.
> -Sravan.
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