Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) by Example

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Que Publishing, 2002 - Computers - 461 pages
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) by Example will allow readers to learn the fundamentals of CSS by providing a teaching progression that takes them through small, gradual steps. It provides examples using CSS in "real world" scenarios. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) by Example follows a logical, linear teaching progression that enables the reader to learn the fundamentals of CSS to utilize more control over the appearance and styling of Web pages. This book provides accessible and practical examples not found in existing CSS titles and provides information needed for those who want to move beyond their HTML skills for Web development and design.
 

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An old (2001) book that is still useful and relevant in 2007. Although worrying about compatibility with Netscape Navigator 3.x is probably no longer than important, it's well written, still accurate ... Read full review

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How many computer instruction books can you say are useful 6 years after publication? This one still manages it. Sure, it rattles on about Navigator 3.z and 4.x compatibility issues and so forth, but ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Working with Block Elements and Objects 179
6
Validation and Compatibility 355
7
Getting Oriented
11
Setting Your Pages Base Styles
25
Understanding Basic Concepts
64
Using CSS with HTML
67
Cascading Grouping and Inheritance
89
Controlling the Line Height
161
Controlling Capitalization
167
Working with Block Elements and Objects
178
Aligning Floating and Positioning
213
Working with Lists
245
Working with Tables
273
Getting Deeper into Using Styles
296
Validation and Compatibility
355

How Inheritance Works
99
Working with Colors Fonts and Text
107
Working with Fonts
127
Setting Font Families
142
Setting Font Weights
148
Working with Text and Links
155
Providing for Backward Compatibility
377
Appendixes
401
A CSS Quick Reference
403
B Using CSS with Other Technologies
431
CSSSupporting HTML Editors and Web Publishing
447
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Steve Callihan is a freelance technical writer and has written several books on Web design. He has had articles published in major computer and Internet magazines and has extensive experience designing, writing, and producing hardware and software user guides.

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