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by Eric A. Meyer
ISBN 1-56592-622-6
First edition, published May 2000.
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Table of Contents

Copyright Page
Preface
Chapter 1: HTML and CSS
Chapter 2: Selectors and Structure
Chapter 3: Units and Values
Chapter 4: Text Properties
Chapter 5: Fonts
Chapter 6: Colors and Backgrounds
Chapter 7: Boxes and Borders

Figure 8-35

Figure 8-35. Keeping floats level with their context

7. A left (or right) floating element that has another floating element to its left (or right) may not have its right outer edge to the right (or left) of its containing block's right (or left) edge.

In other words, a floating element cannot stick out beyond the edge of its containing element, unless it's too wide to fit on its own. This prevents a situation where a succession of floated elements Chapter 8: Visual Formatting
Chapter 9: Positioning
Chapter 10: CSS2: A Look Ahead
Chapter 11: CSS in Action
Appendix A: CSS Resources
Appendix B: HTML 2.0 Style Sheet
Appendix C: CSS1 Properties
Appendix D: CSS Support Chart
Index
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between either words or letters. As usual, though, there are somenonintuitive issues to consider with these properties; first,let's talk about the spaces between words.

4.1.4.1. Word spacing

The word-spacingproperty will accept a length that is either positive or negative.