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Screenshot of the devtools grid overlay on top of the demo from this post.
A series of images of an avatar doing a bunch of skateboard tricks.

Can you feel the rhythm‽

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It's much more than vertical rhythm on the web. Flex and grid logical layouts and logical props make the concept of baseline grids an international reality.

Here's the technique in a YouTube Short.

Or try it for yourself, here's the Codepen.

Logical rhythm: ltr #

Looks like regular vertical rhythm here yeah?

Logical rhythm: rtl #

Looks like regular vertical rhythm here too.

Logical rhythm: vertical rtl #

But here! Oh yeah, that's special.

Outro #

CSS let's us authors be lazy and care less. Offering baked in, contextual, and adaptive directionalities via inline and block. Rad.

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  • Reinhard ????????
  • Daniel P H Fox

@argyleink in gonna have to scan these codepens. This is what I’m looking for. Thanks for sharing.

Luke DornyLuke Dorny

@argyleink With various line-height defs as well ❤️‍????


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