Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web by Hakon Wium Lie

By Hakon Wium Lie

Direct from the creators of CSS, this can be the definitive connection with CSS 2.1, present day crucial usual for controlling the looks of any internet or XML rfile. This full-color booklet does not simply convey tips on how to use each major CSS 1 and 2.x characteristic; it rigorously explains the "why" in the back of modern day most respected CSS layout concepts. you will find sensible, downloadable examples throughout-along with crucial browser help details and most sensible practices for development high-impact pages and applications.Cascading type Sheets: Designing for the internet, 3rd version covers each CSS 2.1 development and fasten, from new height/width definitions in completely located parts to new clip estate calculations. transparent, readable, and thorough, it is the one must-have CSS source for each internet developer, dressmaker, and content material supplier. insurance includesMastering crucial CSS suggestions: ideas, declarations, selectors, houses, and moreWorking with style: from absolute/relative devices to font dimension and weightUnderstanding CSS items: field version, exhibit houses, checklist kinds, and moreExercising overall keep watch over over spacing and positioningSpecifying shades for borders and backgroundsManaging printing: margins, web page breaks, and moreImplementing media-specific sort sheets for audio rendering, handhelds, and different kinds of presentationMoving from HTML extensions to CSS: 5 useful case studiesMaking the main of cascading and inheritanceUsing exterior variety sheets and @importIntegrating CSS with XML documentsOptimizing the functionality of CSS pagesIncludes a convenient CSS quickly Reference Card"

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BODY> Notice that the STYLE element is placed after the TITLE element and before the BODY element. The title of a document does not appear on the canvas, so CSS styles do not affect it. The content of a STYLE element is a style sheet. However, whereas the content of such elements as H1, P, and UL appears on the canvas, the content of a STYLE element does not show up on the canvas. Rather, it is the effect of the content of the STYLE element the style sheet that appears on the canvas. So, you don't see h1, H2 { font-style: italic } displayed onscreen; instead, you see two slanted elements.

That's why you see absolute URLs on T-shirts, in TV commercials, etc. html) as value. html from the same location as where our sample document is found. We can also put an absolute URL into our document: Bach's home page

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Johann Sebastian Bach was a prolific composer. html"> Christmas Oratorio

As you can see, absolute URLs are slightly more complicated than relative ones. In fact, when Tim Berners-Lee invented the URL scheme, they were only meant to be seen by machines.

15). 15. The result of adding a padding to the BLOCKQUOTE element. Notice the extra space around the quoted text. 5em). Just like the margin property, padding could have taken four values, which would have been assigned to the top, right, bottom, and left padding, respectively. However, when the same value is to be set on all sides, listing it once suffices. This is true both for padding and margin (and some other border properties, which are described in Chapter 8, "Space Around Boxes"). Common Tasks: Links To make it easier for users to browse hypertext documents, the links should have a style that distinguishes them from normal text.

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