Css

Css Tips And Tricks

Miscelleanous Topics Two topics that should be covered that did not fall into another category, hence the all inclusive miscelleanous. Inheritance A nice thing about style sheets is that types can inherit certain properties by their parent object. Sound confusing, its not. One of the common inheritance features in standard ...

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Backgrounds in CSS

Backgrounds There are 5 background properties, and 1 shorthand. background-color background-image background-repeat background-attachment background-position background (shorthand) The nice thing about backgrounds is that it doesn’t have to apply to the whole screen, as the normal background HTML tag does. To apply a background to the whole page, you use it ...

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Fonts and Text in CSS ( Cascading Style Sheet )

Fonts and Text Fonts Finally some real control over fonts, yipee!! There are 5 font properties, and 1 shorthand: font-family font-style font-variant font-weight font-size font (shorthand) font-family The font-family property specifies what font will be used, ie. Courier, Helvetica, Arial, etc… or if not available what general family to be ...

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Margins in CSS ( Cascading Style Sheet )

Margins Style sheets allow you to specify margins. What a nice addition to web pages. No longer will text be shoved right up against the sides of the browser, and no more extraneous tables to work around this. Well maybe not all table workarounds will disapper, but they can be ...

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Basics of CSS ( Cascading Style Sheet )

The Basics The previous page explained how style sheets are referenced by the browser. This page expands on that and shows several working examples of style sheets. Starting off with applying a color to a simple header tag, H1. Here is the complete code for the HTML file with a ...

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Getting Started with CSS ( Cascading Style Sheet )

Getting Started I am going to assume any style sheet file we are using is called ‘style.css’, and that it resides in the current directory. we Style sheet files can have any name and any extension and are referenced like any other file on your web server. You can view ...

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Introduction to CSS ( Cascading Style Sheet )

Introduction Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are text files, or special text in a HTML file, which allows you to specify styles, attributes, and positioning of HTML objects. What do you mean style? Style is what gives an item its distinctive look or feel. For text it could be what font ...

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