text-overflow: ellipsis not rendering for multi-line text

Won’t fix Issue #689773


Aug 8, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:


  1. Launch IE11

  2. Navigate to http://jsfiddle.net/julip/z3wm2d7o/2/ or open the attached HTML file

  3. Observe the resulting rendering

Expected Results:


According to the W3C spec here http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-ui/#text-overflow0, additional lines should also be truncated.

Other browsers, including Chrome, Safari, and Firefox, display this correctly.

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Assigned To from “Christian F.” to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

    • Microsoft team, just an fyi, issue also persist on Edge.

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