Finding elements that are hidden due to overflow: hidden
Tab Atkins Jr.
jackalmage at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 17:45:18 UTC 2015
On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 3:26 AM, Behrang Saeedzadeh <behrangsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Tab,
> properties on elements such as clientLeft and its cousins.
> Here's a simplified version of my use case:
That shows some example code, but I'm not sure what you're trying to
do with it. I guess you want to know if some of the options are
overflowing the container? What are you trying to accomplish with
that? What user-facing styling need are you attempting to address?
> I am not sure if this is technically feasible or not. But AFAIK some games
> use various algorithms to determine the visibility of an object in a 3D
> space. Or if a bullet fired in a direction will hit a given object or it
> will get blocked by an obstacle in front of it. So it seemed to me it
> probably should be feasible in HTML/CSS as well.
"Feasible" and "sufficiently worthwhile to add to the web platform"
are, of course, two vastly different things. ^_^
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