CSS for Web Designers Only
You're a designer first. So is Donna Baker. She knows your questions about CSS because she's asked them too. How do I apply a CSS rule to specific instances? What key concepts should govern font styles? How do I keep the background image from disappearing in Internet Explorer? Why can't I control which cells display hover color? By answering these and a hundred other questions, Donna gives you new power to keep the style in your sites with CSS.
* Learn how to construct and organize a style sheet that meets all your needs
* Be able to write CSS syntax and define properties and values for fonts, images, and other page elements
* Use background images to their full potential
* Customize the appearance of your pages with pseudo-elements and pseudo-styles
* Learn when to use static, elastic, and fluid layouts using CSS positioning methods
* Make lists and tables behave consistently and effectively
* Resolve the problems that make forms display incorrectly in different browsers
* Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media
Table of Contents
Part I: Page Content.
Chapter 1: Making CSS Work for You.
Chapter 2: Font and Letter Styling.
Chapter 3: Designing Stylish Text.
Chapter 4: Images with Style, and Styles with Images.
Part II: Layouts and Positioning.
Chapter 5: Positioning Content Using CSS.
Chapter 6: Configuring Page Layouts.
Part III: Structured Page Elements.
Chapter 7: Making a List, and Checking It Twice.
Chapter 8: Table Tune-Ups.
Chapter 9: Building Interesting Forms.
Chapter 10: Designing Text and Visual Hyperlinks.
Part IV: Workflows.
Chapter 11: Testing Pages and Dealing with Browsers.
Chapter 12: Designing Style Sheets for Print and Other Media.
Appendix A: About the Contributors.
Appendix B: CSS Properties and Values.
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