Appendix

CSS Properties and Values

This table provides a reference to some of the most commonly used CSS properties in CSS 2.1. In addition to the name of the property, the allowed values have been listed. For a complete list of CSS properties visit http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/propidx.html. For a more in-depth discussion on how to add custom values, please review Lesson 4: Fundamentals of HTML, XHTML, and CSS.

Name

Possible Values

Default value

background-attachment

scroll | fixed | inherit

scroll

background-color

<color> | transparent | inherit

transparent

background-image

<uri> | none | inherit

none

background-position

[ [ <percentage> | <length> | left | center | right ] [ <percentage> | <length> | top | center | bottom ] ] | [ [ left | center | right ] || [ top | center | bottom ] ] | inherit

0% 0%

background-repeat

repeat | repeat-x | repeat-y | no-repeat | inherit

repeat

background

[background-color || background-image || background-repeat || background-attachment || background-position] | inherit

see individual properties

border-collapse

collapse | separate | inherit

separate

border-color

[ <color> | transparent ]{1,4} | inherit

see individual properties

border-spacing

<length> <length>? | inherit

0

border-style

<border-style>{1,4} | inherit

see individual properties

border-top border-right border-bottom border-left

[ <border-width> || <border-style> ...

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