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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
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
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

*.apple {color: red;}
.apple {color: red;}

However, you should consider this: if you're concerned about older user agents that don't know about CSS2, then *.class (or *#id) is an easy way to fool them. Since both of these are examples of invalid selectors in CSS1, they should be ignored by CSS1-only parsers. If they aren't ignored, then they're likely to cause strange results. Therefore, it might be a good idea to omit the universal Index

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put a border around the line; this has been accomplished by wrappingthe entire line in a SPAN element, and assigningit a border style:

SPAN {border: 1px dashed black;}
Figure 8-45

Figure 8-45. A single-line inline element

This is the simplest case of an inline element contained by ablock-level element, no different in its way than a paragraph withtwo words in it. The only differences are that in Figure 8-45, we have a few dozen words and that mostparagraphs don't contain an explicit inline element such as

6.2.6. Bringing It All Together

Just like with the font properties, the background properties can all be brought together in a single shorthand property: background. This property can take a single value from each of the other background properties, in literally any order.