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Table of Contents

  1. CSS Basics

    1. Chapter 1 Rethinking HTML for CSS

      1. HTML: Past and Present
      2. Writing HTML for CSS
      3. The Importance of the Doctype
    2. Chapter 2 Creating Styles and Style Sheets

      1. Anatomy of a Style
      2. Understanding Style Sheets
      3. Internal Style Sheets
      4. External Style Sheets
      5. Tutorial: Creating Your First Styles
    3. Chapter 3 Selector Basics: Identifying What to Style

      1. Tag Selectors: Page-Wide Styling
      2. Class Selectors: Pinpoint Control
      3. ID Selectors: Specific Page Elements
      4. Styling Tags Within Tags
      5. Styling Groups of Tags
      6. Pseudo-Classes and Pseudo-Elements
      7. Advanced Selectors
      8. Tutorial: Selector Sampler
    4. Chapter 4 Saving Time with Inheritance

      1. What Is Inheritance?
      2. How Inheritance Streamlines Style Sheets
      3. The Limits of Inheritance
      4. Tutorial: Inheritance
    5. Chapter 5 Managing Multiple Styles: The Cascade

      1. How Styles Cascade
      2. Specificity: Which Style Wins
      3. Controlling the Cascade
      4. Tutorial: The Cascade in Action
  2. Applied CSS

    1. Chapter 6 Formatting Text

      1. Formatting Text
      2. Changing Font Size
      3. Formatting Words and Letters
      4. Formatting Entire Paragraphs
      5. Styling Lists
      6. Tutorial: Text Formatting in Action
    2. Chapter 7 Margins, Padding, and Borders

      1. Understanding the Box Model
      2. Control Space with Margins and Padding
      3. Adding Borders
      4. Coloring the Background
      5. Determining Height and Width
      6. Wrap Content with Floating Elements
      7. Tutorial: Margins, Backgrounds, and Borders
    3. Chapter 8 Adding Graphics to Web Pages

      1. CSS and the <img> Tag
      2. Background Images
      3. Controlling Repetition
      4. Positioning a Background Image
      5. Using Background Property Shorthand
      6. Tutorial: Creating a Photo Gallery
      7. Tutorial: Using Background Images
    4. Chapter 9 Sprucing Up Your Site's Navigation

      1. Selecting Which Links to Style
      2. Styling Links
      3. Building Navigation Bars
      4. Advanced Link Techniques
      5. Tutorial: Styling Links
    5. Chapter 10 Formatting Tables and Forms

      1. Using Tables the Right Way
      2. Styling Tables
      3. Styling Forms
      4. Tutorial: Styling a Table
      5. Tutorial: Styling a Form
  3. CSS Page Layout

    1. Chapter 11 Building Float-Based Layouts

      1. How CSS Layout Works
      2. Types of Web Page Layouts
      3. Float Layout Basics
      4. Applying Floats to Your Layouts
      5. Overcoming Float Problems
      6. Handling Internet Explorer Bugs
      7. Tutorial: Multiple Column Layouts
      8. Tutorial: Negative Margin Layout
    2. Chapter 12 Positioning Elements on a Web Page

      1. How Positioning Properties Work
      2. Powerful Positioning Strategies
      3. Tutorial: Positioning Page Elements
  4. Advanced CSS

    1. Chapter 13 CSS for the Printed Page

      1. How Media Style Sheets Work
      2. How to Add Media Style Sheets
      3. Creating Print Style Sheets
      4. Tutorial: Building a Print Style Sheet
    2. Chapter 14 Improving Your CSS Habits

      1. Adding Comments
      2. Organizing Styles and Style Sheets
      3. Eliminating Browser Style Interference
      4. Using Descendent Selectors
      5. Managing Internet Explorer Hacks
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix A CSS Property Reference

      1. CSS Values
      2. Text Properties
      3. List Properties
      4. Padding, Borders, and Margins
      5. Backgrounds
      6. Page Layout Properties
      7. Table Properties
      8. Miscellaneous Properties
    2. Appendix B CSS in Dreamweaver 8

      1. Creating Styles
      2. Adding Styles to Web Pages
      3. Editing Styles
      4. Managing Styles
      5. Examining Your CSS in the Styles Panel
      6. CSS Properties
    3. Appendix C CSS Resources

      1. References
      2. CSS Help
      3. CSS Navigation
      4. CSS and Graphics
      5. CSS Layout
      6. Browser Bugs
      7. Showcase Sites
      8. CSS Books
      9. Must-Have RSS Feeds
      10. CSS Software
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