Chapter 13. CSS

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) refers to a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specification that, in the W3C's own words, provides "a simple mechanism for adding style (e.g., fonts, colors, spacing) to Web documents" ( The concept is simple, but as any web developer will tell you, CSS can be a behemoth when it comes to managing HTML. In other words, CSS is rugged and powerful and does a great job at making HTML behave. Obviously, this is a good thing. But CSS can also be a bit hard to work with, especially when you have Classic and TLF text in the same Properties panel.

In the world of HTML, a major issue with CSS is the wide variety of browsers (and versions of browsers) in use by the general public. Each browser ...

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