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2. Layout Modules in CSS: the Old and the New

Sam Hampton-Smith

(1)Elgin, Morayshire, UK

This chapter will help you get a firm footing in the core layout concepts associated with CSS. If you’re familiar with CSS2.1, you know much of this inside out already, but there may be some concepts you didn’t realize CSS supported (because browser support has been so poor historically).

The chapter takes a quick tour of all the different layout paradigms that CSS offers, starting with the original version of CSS: level 1. Note that each of the layout solutions offered by CSS has been implemented as a module. Until CSS3, the entire CSS specification for each level ...

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