Cascading Style Sheets 2.0 Programmer's Reference / Edition 1

Cascading Style Sheets 2.0 Programmer's Reference / Edition 1

by Eric Meyer, Eric Meyer
     
 

Improve Web Design and Delivery with this Useful Programming Language!

Make your Web design and development more potent by using Cascading Style Sheets to define and deliver your pages. Attach CSS to structured documents to influence presentation without adding new HTML tags or sacrificing device independence. Build cohesive pages from multiple sources using CSS

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Overview

Improve Web Design and Delivery with this Useful Programming Language!

Make your Web design and development more potent by using Cascading Style Sheets to define and deliver your pages. Attach CSS to structured documents to influence presentation without adding new HTML tags or sacrificing device independence. Build cohesive pages from multiple sources using CSS ordering to help eliminate conflicts. Structure and offer consistent content using STYLE attributes of individual element tags, LINK elements, and imported style sheets. Let this Programmer's Reference be a tool for quick and accurate access to CSS 2.0 specifics, and realize the Web's ideal of separating presentation and content.

  • Design and deploy CSS effectively with this concise reference
  • Utilize the most direct means of presenting Web content as you intend it to be viewed
  • Understand the properties and values of CSS, including visual, paged, and aural media styles, plus selectors, pseudo-elements, pseudo-classes, at-rules, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072131789
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/20/2001
Series:
Programmer's Reference Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.89(d)

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Meet the Author

Eric A. Meyer (Cleveland, OH) has been working with the Web since late 1993. He is currently the Internet Applications Manager for the OPAL Group, an information technology firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Eric is an Invited Expert and member of the W3C CSS&FP Working Group, and he is responsiblr for coordinating the creation of the W3C's CSS Test Suite. Eric continues to remain active on CSS newsgroups and edits Web Review's Style Sheets Reference

Table of Contents

Introductionxv
IReference
1Basic CSS Concepts3
Associating Styles with Documents3
Link Element3
Style Element4
Style Attribute5
@import Rule6
Rule Structure6
Resolving Style Conflicts7
Cascade Rules8
Specificity Calculation9
Importance10
Inheritance10
Shorthand Properties11
Visual Layout13
The Box Model13
The Inline Layout Model15
Float Rules18
Positioning Rules20
Relative Positioning20
Absolute Positioning21
Font Rules26
Font Family Matching26
Font Face Matching28
Font Weight Matching28
2Values31
Value Representations31
Basic Rules32
Value Reference32
Color Values32
Length Values34
Angle Values37
Time Values38
Frequency Values39
Strings39
Percentages40
URI Values41
3Selectors, Pseudo-Classes, Pseudo-Elements, and At-Rules43
Selectors43
Type Selector43
Descendant Selector44
Universal Selector44
Child Selector45
Adjacent-Sibling Selector45
Attribute Selectors46
Class Selectors48
ID selectors49
Pseudo-Classes49
:first-child50
:link51
:visited51
:hover52
:active53
:focus53
:lang(n)54
:left, :right, and :first55
Pseudo-Elements55
:first-letter55
:first-line56
:before57
:after58
At-Rules59
@import59
@media61
@charset61
@font-face62
@page63
4Visual Media Styles65
Reference65
background65
background-attachment67
background-color69
background-image70
background-position72
background-repeat75
border76
border-bottom78
border-bottom-color79
border-bottom-style80
border-bottom-width81
border-collapse82
border-color84
border-left85
border-left-color86
border-left-style87
border-left-width88
border-right89
border-right-color90
border-right-style91
border-right-width92
border-spacing93
border-style94
border-top97
border-top-color98
border-top-style99
border-top-width100
border-width101
bottom103
caption-side105
clear106
clip108
color109
content111
counter-increment113
counter-reset115
cursor116
direction119
display120
empty-cells124
float125
font127
font-family130
font-size132
font-size-adjust135
font-stretch137
font-style139
font-variant141
font-weight142
height145
left146
letter-spacing148
line-height149
list-style151
list-style-image153
list-style-position154
list-style-type155
margin158
margin-bottom160
margin-left161
margin-right162
margin-top164
marker-offset165
max-height166
max-width168
min-height169
min-width170
outline171
outline-color172
outline-style173
outline-width175
overflow176
padding178
padding-bottom179
padding-left180
padding-right182
padding-top183
position184
quotes186
right187
table-layout189
text-align191
text-decoration193
text-indent195
text-shadow196
text-transform198
top199
unicode-bidi201
vertical-align202
visibility205
white-space206
width207
word-spacing208
z-index210
5Paged Media Styles213
General Paged-Media Rules214
Page-Breaking Rules214
Content-Clipping Rules216
Reference216
@page216
first218
left219
right219
marks220
orphans221
page222
page-break-after224
page-break-before225
page-break-inside226
size227
widows229
6Aural Media Styles231
Reference231
azimuth231
cue234
cue-after235
cue-before236
elevation237
pause238
pause-after239
pause-before240
pitch241
pitch-range243
play-during244
richness246
speak247
speak-header248
speak-numeral249
speak-punctuation250
speech-rate251
stress253
voice-family254
volume255
IISummaries
7Broser Compatibility261
Notes279
1.1Containment in HTML279
1.1Containment in HTML279
1.3Inheritance279
1.4Class Selector279
1.5ID Selector279
1.6Contextual Selectors280
3.2Cascading Order280
5.2.2font-family280
5.2.4font-variant280
5.2.6font-size280
5.3.2background-color281
5.3.2background-color281
5.3.4background-repeat281
5.3.4background-repeat281
5.3.4background-repeat282
5.3.7background282
5.4.3text-decoration282
5.4.3text-decoration283
5.4.5text-transform283
5.4.6text-align283
5.4.8line-height283
5.4.8line-height283
5.5.01margin-top283
5.5.02margin-right284
5.5.03margin-bottom284
5.5.04margin-left284
5.5.05margin284
5.5.06padding-top284
5.5.07padding-right285
5.5.08padding-bottom285
5.5.09padding-left285
5.5.10padding285
5.5.11border-top-width285
5.5.12border-right-width285
5.5.13border-bottom-width285
5.5.14border-left-width286
5.5.15border-width286
5.5.16border-color286
5.5.17border-style286
5.5.18border-top286
5.5.19border-right286
5.5.20border-bottom287
5.5.21border-left287
5.5.22border287
5.5.23width287
5.5.25float287
5.5.26clear288
5.6.1display288
5.6.3list-style-type288
5.6.5list-style-position288
6.1Length Units289
6.3Color Units289
6.4URLs289
8CSS2 Quick Reference291
9Useful Resources313
Tools313
CSScheck (Web Design Group)313
CSS Validator (World Wide Web Conortium)313
Discussion Groups314
Stylesheets Newsgroup (Usenet)314
Style Discussion List (W3C)314
Style Discussion List (HTML Writers Guild)314
References315
CSS Activity Page (W3C)315
Style Sheets Reference Guide (Web Review)315
The House of Style (Western Civilisation)315
Agitprop316
CSS Pointers Group316
Index317

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