I noticed in ua.css you have 40px of margin-left on UL, DIR, MENU, and OL. I think it would be better to make this padding, because of drawing background- colors or borders on ULs and placing them next to paragraphs. If it is margin, then it would be unknown on which side the bullets would fall - it would depend on the LI box properties. I think padding makes more sense, even though it is not what is suggested in http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/sample.html .
Perhaps the list indentation should be on the LI's margin rather than the UL's padding. That would solve the inside/outside bug as well. However, I think UL padding or LI margin are the only two good alternatives. I think UL margin is bad. Then a background wouldn't get the bullets... and borders would be messy.
I think this is related to bug 1363.
Setting all current Open/Normal to M4.
*** Bug 1363 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
You may also want to have this padding (or margin, if you insist) in em units rather than px.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Changed lists to use padding for indents. This isn't quite backward compatible, but it's better than what we had before (and probably better for the authors this way).
Using 9/16 Apprunner with attached test case, verified fixed. Padding now used for indents and page displays with list indicators inside box.
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