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Figure 6-43

Figure 6-43. Offsetting the background image using length measures

This is, of course, different than percentage values, in the sense that the offset is simply from one top left corner to another. In other words, the top left corner of the background image lines up with the point specified in the background-position declaration. You can combine length and percentage values, though, to get a sort of "best of src="../gifs/smbanns.gif" usemap="#banner-map" border=0 alt="Book Home" >

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oblique text: 5.4.1. Fonts with Style
octothorpe (#) preceding ID selectors: 2.3.2. ID Selectors
offsets (see side-offset properties)
Opera
CSS implementation in: 1.3.2. Implementations
padding and: 7.5.4. Padding: Known Issues
padding values, negative: 7.5. Padding
operating system, colors and: 10.5.2. Colors
order sorting: 2.8. The Cascade
ordered lists: 7.7.1. Types of Lists
7.7.2. List Item Images
origin image: 6.2.3.3. Length values
origin sorting: 2.8. The Cascade
origins: 2.8. The Cascade
orphans property: 10.8.1. Paged Media
outline properties: 10.5.3. Outlines
overflow: 9.1.4. Content Overflow and Clipping
overflow-clip property: 9.1.4.2. Overflow clipping
overflow clipping: 9.1.4.2. Overflow clipping
overflow property: 9.1.4.1. Overflow
overlapping
elements, altering: 9.5. Stacking Positioned Elements
floated elements, preventing: 8.3.1. Floating: The Details
margins (see collapsing margins)
text, preventing: 8.4.3. Managing the Line Height of Inline Elements
overlining: 4.1.6. Text Decoration
overriding previously declared values: 11.1.3. Case 3: Putting a Magazine Article Online


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font declaration. Note the following incorrect examples.

Example

This is used to declare a specific font to be used, or a generic font family, or both. Note that the use of a specific font family is dependent on the user having said font installed on the system. Thus the use of generic font families is strongly encouraged, since this will cause the user agent to attempt to substitute a similar font.

to prevent H2 elements from flowing past floatedelements to the left side:

H2 {clear: left;}
Figure 7-74

Figure 7-74. Clear to the left

However, this will allow floated elements to appear on the right sideof H2 elements, as shown in Figure 7-75.

Figure 7-75

Figure 7-75. Clear to the left, but not the right

To avoid this sort of thing, and to make sure that