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Author Callihan, Steven E.
Title Cascading style sheets (CSS) by example / Steve Callihan.
Imprint Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, 2002.

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Author Callihan, Steven E.
Series By example series
By example series.
Subject Web sites -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Cascading style sheets.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 461 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Contents Cover -- Contents at a Glance -- TOC36;Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Whats the by Example Advantage -- Who Should Use This Book63; -- Why Learn to Use CSS63; -- What Tools Do You Need63; -- Downloading the Example Files -- What This Book Covers -- Conventions Used in This Book -- Visit This Books Web Site -- Part I Creating Your First Style Sheet -- CH36;Chapter 1 Getting Oriented -- What Is a Style Sheet63; -- Implementation of CSS in Browsers -- CSS and HTML -- Downloading and Extracting the Example Files -- Using a Text Editor to Work with the Examples -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 2 Setting Your Pages Base Styles -- Checking Which Browser Youre Using -- Using This Chapters Example File -- A Quick Word About Using the Example File -- Controlling the Body of Your Page -- Setting the P Rule for Paragraphs -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 3 Setting Your Pages Other Styles -- Using the Example File -- Setting the H1 Rule -- Using a Group Selector to Set the Other Heading Characteristics -- Setting the List Characteristics -- Setting the Address Characteristics -- Whats Next63; -- Part II Understanding Basic Concepts -- CH36;Chapter 4 Using CSS with HTML -- Containment in HTML -- Separating Appearance from Structure -- CSS and Deprecated Elements and Attributes -- A Word About Frames -- The Three Flavors of HTML -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 5 Cascading44; Grouping44; and Inheritance -- How Cascading Works -- How Grouping Works -- How Inheritance Works -- Whats Next63; -- Part III Working with Colors44; Fonts44; and Text -- CH36;Chapter 6 Working with Colors and Backgrounds -- Using the Example File -- Setting Foreground and Background Colors -- Setting Background Images -- Using the Background Shorthand Property -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 7 Working with Fonts -- Using the Example File -- Setting Font Sizes -- Setting Font Families -- Setting Font Weights -- Setting Font Styles and Variants -- Using the Font Stretch Property -- Using the Font Shorthand Property -- Font Matching and the 64;font45;face At45;Rule -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 8 Working with Text and Links -- Using the Example File -- Horizontally Aligning Text -- Indenting the First Text Line -- Controlling the Line Height -- Controlling Letter and Word Spacing -- Setting Underlining44; Overlining44; and Other Highlighting -- Controlling Capitalization -- Setting Text Shadows -- Using the SPAN Element -- Controlling the Appearance of Links -- Whats Next63; -- Part IV Working with Block Elements and Objects -- CH36;Chapter 9 Formatting Block Elements -- Understanding the CSS Formatting Model -- Using the Example File -- Setting Margins -- Setting Padding -- Setting Borders -- Using the DIV Element -- Setting Padding44; Borders44; and Margins for Images and Other Objects -- Whats Next63; -- CH36;Chapter 10 Aligning44; Floating44; and Positioning -- Horizontally Aligning Block Elements -- Floating Elements -- Creating an Online Picture Gallery -- Positioning Elements -- Whats Next63; -- Part V Working with Lists and Tables -- T$1.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0768654815 (electronic bk.)
9780768654813 (electronic bk.)
0768660912 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780768660913 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
OCLC # 52215906
Additional Format Print version: Callihan, Steven E. Cascading style sheets (CSS) by example. Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, 2002 0789726173 (DLC) 2001094314 (OCoLC)47937953

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