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Platinum Edition Using XHTML™, XML, and Java™ 2 by Andrew H. Watt, Mike Morgan, Jim O'Donnell, Eric Ladd

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Web Page Layout and Content Positioning

Because of their support for the W3C's CSS standard, most similarities between Netscape's and Microsoft's Dynamic HTML technologies occur with the elements that make use of style and style sheets. The main use of style sheets, discussed extensively in Chapter 9, "Style Sheets," is in the specification of formatting information for HTML elements. The benefit of using style sheets for this purpose is the capability of the Web page designer to separate the content of the document from its formatting information. (This makes it much easier to change the format while keeping the information the same.)

Another use of style sheet attributes is to perform positioning of HTML elements through the CSS positioning ...

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