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.media doesn't play well with absolutely positioned elements #36

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ewinslow opened this Issue · 3 comments

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@ewinslow

For example, if I have a custom tooltip that appears when I hover over something in the .media block, since the .media block is overflow: hidden, the content just gets clipped.

I checked facebook since they have working tooltips and it looks like they're using a combination of display:table-cell for the "body" and the clearfix solution for the .media block itself.

I also checked display:inline-block on the body and that seems to work ok.

@stubbornella

We should change the media block to use the facebook method. Nan recently commented on my blog about it. It seems like a good solution.

@ewinslow

The one major issue I can recall having with the table-cell method is that it breaks down when a very long unbreakable string is part of the content. Urls are a common culprit here, but I've heard of people complaining about long german words too.

http://translate.google.com/#en|de|speed%20limit

@stubbornella
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oof, right now it looks like we have half one method, half another. The worst of both worlds.

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