Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module W702. This topic is presented on public course %xw%
In order to apply cascading style to your document, you need to
learn how to select parts of your document for the style
to be applied, and you need to learn how to describe the
style you wish to apply as well.
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|4037||Cascading Style Sheets and formatting your web page|
Cascading Style Sheets and formatting your web page
The most basic way of setting attributes like boldness, colour of font, centering, etc, is to use tags diret within the HTML. It's quite striaghtforward to do - simply surround the text you want to be bold with <b> to </b> for bold, with something ...
|994||Training on Cascading Style Sheets|
There are certain technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) that I describe as associated technologies - not our bread and butter training business, but never the less subjects that we need to know, quite well and with practical experience too, as part of our work.
These technologies get peripheral ...
|1998||Text on a background image|
Denton Railway Station, at Night. Served by just one train a week ...
A bustling area - a supermarket, warehouse / store, hotel, pub, car dealerships, pedestrian walkways and this desolate station ... that's what I found at Denton, near Manchester, on Wednesday night. And as well as words, ...
|1831||Text formating for HTML, with PHP|
Do you want "normal" text that's formatted in a fixed width font, with white spaces and tabs and new line characters to have a similar appearance on a browser? The default answer of you generate a page of HTML is "tough luck", as text defaults to a variable width font, lines are squished together with ...
|1677||CSS training - Cascading Style Sheets (UK course)|
It's Sunday ... and I've been teaching Cascading Style Sheets (or rather "I've been teaching a customer about cascading style sheets") ... one of our delegates for this week's PHP course asked me to spend a few hours going through CSS with him ahead of time.
Here's an example ... using the "KISS" approach ...
|1019||span and div tags - a css comparison|
Both <span> and <div> tags allow you to set the style of your text - fonts, colours, weights, and so on. So what is the difference?
A <span>span tag allows you to alter the presentation style within the current hierarchical block, whereas the <div> tag starts a new block for you. And what ...
|1017||css - handling white space and pre|
"Thank goodness for the <pre> tag" I used to say - for it give the ability to copy and paste plain text output into a web page and get content up on line very quickly. But alas, the tag is now rather 'old hat' and we're told that it really shouldn't be used - "these things should be done with styles. ...
|999||Cascading and the buses|
1. Public transport services are operated around these parts by the First Group.
2. The 272 bus is operated by Faresaver.
3. Town buses in Melksham are run by Frome Minibuses.
4. If you see a white bus around, it will be the Seend Shuttle
We cascade information in real life. My initial statement ...
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Topics covered in this module
Selectors - element, class, universal, ID and attribute.
Document structure and hierarcy.
Comments in CSS.
Values and Units.
Length and colour.
Font - families, faces, style, and size.
Text transformation, alignment, decoration and spacing.
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