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Opera absolute positioning bug

Sent by Ingo Chao on 4 September 2005 10:10


Alex Robinson wrote:
> OK, there are quite a few of those (see QuirksMode for most of them - 
> http://www.quirksmode.org/bugreports/archives/opera/index.html), but my 
> head is really beginning to hurt over this one.
> 
> I've spent quite a bit of time trying to see what I've done wrong, but 
> for the life of me I can't see what's up.
> 
> http://www.fu2k.org/alex/css/cssjunk/operatopbottom
> 
> Can Opera 7 and 8 really not get nested absolute positioning right?
> 
> Googling doesn't turn up anything that looks remotely like this - which 
> leads me to believe that I am simply mad. Surely someone somewhere would 
> have spotted something this glaring?

Yes, "Opera treats its height as 0", I think. If I add this
#wrapper { ... padding-bottom: 200px; }
, the green foo is offset 25% from the bottom of an erroneously assumed 
200px height in Opera only.

Your test reminds me of [1], but this case was only testing bottom:0;, 
without issues in Opera.

Ingo

[1] http://positioniseverything.net/abs_relbugs.html

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