Closed Bug 263555 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago
Layout problem with (un)ordered lists up against left justified table
(Core :: Layout, defect)
(Reporter: kema, Unassigned)
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Netscape/7.1 (ax) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Netscape/7.1 (ax) The included test case is a distilled example of a problem I ran into when using left justified tables to have text wrap around an image with a caption. Note that there is a narrow column to the right of the image to provide a small amount of separation between the image and the text that wraps around it. Normal paragraph text is aligned as expected and the problem in alignment only seems to show up when a list (ordered or unordered) abutts the table. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Display the associated test case URL in a browser. 2. Stare at the computer screen. 3. Note the problem as it appears before your eyes (Note: problem goes away when eyes are closed). Actual Results: The problem of <ol> text abutting a left justified table is displayed in the first list. The text is too far to the left (overlapping the table). Expected Results: The second example shown in the test case is what the code should have produced.
19 years ago
This is a dup of bug 57882.
19 years ago
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 57882 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Obviously my search to see if this was an existing bug used the wrong keywords as I did not find the other 31 times that this bug has been reported over the last 4 years. Not being familiar with the underlying layout code it would seem like a simple problem to fix but apparently it is not or it would not be around for this long (only 21 more years and it can retire with a gold watch)... If it is this difficult to get basic HTML layout bugs fixed, I thank my lucky stars that I am not part of the development effort for Mozilla. (They don't make aspirin bottles that large - even at Sam's Club or Cosco)....
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