User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20060207 Debian/1.5.dfsg+126.96.36.199-1 Firefox/188.8.131.52 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20060207 Debian/1.5.dfsg+220.127.116.11-1 Firefox/18.104.22.168 If an element has a greater opacity than its parent element, the greater opacity value appears to be ignored, or treated as "inherit". This means you can't show a fully opaque element within a partially opaque element. I don't understand this behaviour, and it would seem to be contrary to the CSS3 spec for opacity. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. View my test case Actual Results: The span "this span of text" in the second paragraph displays at the same level of opacity as its parent paragraph. Expected Results: The span should be displaying as totally opaque, since its style attribute specifies "opacity: 1;". It should display with a pure white background.
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060221 Firefox/1.6a1 ID:0000000000 Confirmed.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: General → GFX
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Firefox → Core
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
Invalid. Opacity isn't inherited; instead, it affects all descendants. That's how it's specified in the CSS3 spec and I think it makes sense too. See bug 312518 or bug 250273.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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