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December 12, 2014 at 1:26 pm #190688
@GSutherland: here’s the application of it.
I have a plugin that creates a clone of an element, with all the same classes and IDs (so that it will have the same styles and look & feel), with the only difference that it has
That works fine if the original element has padding in pixels — the clone will have the same padding. But if the padding is in percentages, then the padding of the original will be a percentage of it’s parents’ width, whereas the padding of the clone will be a percentage of the body width (because of the fixed positioning of the clone).