[webkit-dev] New CSS property -webkit-control-text-overflow

James Robinson jamesr at google.com
Thu Jan 12 00:17:14 PST 2012

What is the status of this feature in the CSS WG? I would expect this
information to be available in the announcement and/or the feature bug but
I cannot find it.

- James
On Jan 11, 2012 11:30 PM, "Jon Lee" <jonlee at apple.com> wrote:

> Hi WebKit!
> I wanted to let you know that we would like to add a new CSS property
> -webkit-control-text-overflow. It is a non-inheritable property that can
> only be applied to single-line text inputs. Acceptable values are the same
> as text-overflow, i.e. "clip" and "ellipsis".
> When the input is set with the "ellipsis" value, both the placeholder and
> inner text value of the input render with an ellipsis if the text overflows
> and the input is not focused. When the input becomes focused, the
> placeholder or text value renders clipped, as before.
> Although this is a small enhancement to text controls, we think this is
> especially useful for authors developing on the mac platform, since the
> analog native widgets behave similarly.
> The bug that tracks this is: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76118
> Jon
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