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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Web Typography

    1. Introduction

    2. Specifying Fonts and Inheritance

    3. Specifying Font Measurements and Sizes

    4. Enforcing Font Sizes

    5. Setting a Simple Initial Cap

    6. Setting a Larger, Centered Initial Cap

    7. Setting an Initial Cap with Decoration (Imagery)

    8. Creating a Heading with Stylized Text

    9. Creating a Heading with Stylized Text and Borders

    10. Stylizing a Heading with Text and an Image

    11. Creating a Pull Quote with HTML Text

    12. Creating a Pull Quote with Borders

    13. Creating a Pull Quote with Images

    14. Setting the Indent in the First Line of a Paragraph

    15. Setting the Indent of Entire Paragraphs

    16. Setting Text to Be Justified

    17. Styling the First Line of a Paragraph

    18. Styling the First Line of a Paragraph with an Image

    19. Creating a Highlighted Text Effect

    20. Changing Line Spacing

  2. Chapter 2 Page Elements

    1. Introduction

    2. Eliminating Page Margins

    3. Coloring the Scrollbar

    4. Centering Elements on a Web Page

    5. Setting a Background Image

    6. Creating a Line of Background Images

    7. Placing a Background Image

    8. Fixing the Background Image

    9. Placing a Page Border

    10. Customizing a Horizontal Rule

    11. Example Design: Setting Up a Dynamic Splash Page

  3. Chapter 3 Links and Navigation

    1. Introduction

    2. Removing Underlines from Links

    3. Setting Text to Blink

    4. Setting Style Decorations Other Than Underlines

    5. Changing Cursors

    6. Creating Rollovers Without JavaScript

    7. Creating Nongraphical Menus with Rollovers

    8. Creating Collapsible Menus

    9. Building Horizontal Menus

    10. Creating Breadcrumb Navigation

    11. Creating Image-Based Rollovers

    12. Designing a Dynamic Visual Menu

    13. Creating Contextual Menus

  4. Chapter 4 Lists

    1. Introduction

    2. Changing the Format of a List

    3. Writing Cross-Browser Indentation in Lists

    4. Creating Custom Text Markers for Lists

    5. Creating Custom Image Markers for Lists

    6. Creating Inline Lists

    7. Making Hanging Indents in a List

    8. Moving the Marker Inside the List

  5. Chapter 5 Forms

    1. Introduction

    2. Setting Styles for Input Elements

    3. Setting Styles for textarea Elements

    4. Setting Styles for Select and Option Elements

    5. Creating Form Buttons

    6. Setting Up a Submit-Once-Only Button

    7. Designing a Web Form Without Tables

    8. Sample Design: A Login Form

    9. Sample Design: A Registration Form

  6. Chapter 6 Tables

    1. Introduction

    2. Setting the Cell Spacing

    3. Setting the Borders and Cell Padding

    4. Setting the Styles Within Table Cells

    5. Removing Gaps from Table Cells with Images

    6. Setting Styles for Table Header Elements

    7. Sample Design: An Elegant Calendar

  7. Chapter 7 Page Layouts

    1. Introduction

    2. Developing Hybrid Layouts Using HTML Tables and CSS

    3. Building a One-Column Layout

    4. Building a Two-Column Layout

    5. Building a Two-Column Layout with Fixed-Width Columns

    6. Creating a Flexible Multicolumn Layout with Floats

    7. Creating a Fixed-Width Multicolumn Layout with Floats

    8. Creating a Flexible Multicolumn Layout with Positioning

    9. Creating a Fixed-Width Multicolumn Layout with Positioning

    10. Designing an Asymmetric Layout

  8. Chapter 8 Print

    1. Introduction

    2. Creating a Printer-Friendly Page

    3. Making a Web Form Print-Ready

    4. Inserting URLs After Links

    5. Sample Design: A Printer-Friendly Page with CSS

  9. Chapter 9 Hacks and Workarounds

    1. Introduction

    2. Hiding Certain Styles from Netscape Navigator 4.x

    3. Delivering Alternative Values to Internet Explorer 5.x for Windows

    4. Removing Web Page Flicker in Internet Explorer 5.x for Windows

    5. Keeping Background Images Stationary in Internet Explorer 6 for Windows

    6. Keeping CSS Rules from Internet Explorer 5 for Macintosh

  10. Chapter 10 Designing with CSS

    1. Introduction

    2. Enlarging Text Excessively

    3. Creating Unexpected Incongruity

    4. Combining Unlike Elements to Create Contrast

    5. Leading the Eye with Contrast

    6. Building a Panoramic Image Presentation

    7. Combining Different Image Formats

    8. Making Word Balloons

    9. Emphasizing a Quotation

    10. Placing a Drop Shadow Behind an Image

  1. Appendix Resources

    1. Discussion Groups

    2. References

    3. Tools

    4. Design Resources

  2. Colophon