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Tables of Contents for Cascading Style Sheets for Dummies
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About This Book.
How This Book Is Organized.
Part I: Welcome to the Web Design Jungle.
Part II: Parlez-Vous CSS?
Part III: Putting CSS to Work for You.
Part IV: Getting Your Advanced CSS Degree.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Icons Used in This Book.
About the CD.
Anything Else before You Dive In?
Part I: Welcome to the Web Design Jungle.
Chapter 1: Cascading Style Sheets 101.
The Dawn of CSS.
Style Sheets Rule -- How They Work.
Finding Your Own Style.
Can I Get A Little Support Here?
The Processing Line Starts Here.
You Will Conform . . . Eventually.
Looking Ahead: CSS3.
Chapter 2: Shopping for Sheets with Style.
This Is Font-astic!
Designing Your Pages Your Way with Positioning.
Now You See Me, Now You Don't.
The Missing Link.
The Box Model Defines the Size of an Element.
Chapter 3: Down and Dirty: Building a Style Sheet in Ten Minutes.
Some Questions to Ask Yourself First.
Building Your First Style Sheet.
Part II: Parlez-vous CSS?
Chapter 4: I Declare: Who Selected These Rules Anyway?
The Anatomy of a Rule.
Selectors on the Left.
I Declare!
Group Hug!
Those Selectors Aren't Real -- Just Pseudo!
Chapter 5: Where There's A Property, There's A Unit.
Color Your World.
The Long and the Short of It, Absolutely and Relatively.
Discovering More Units.
Chapter 6: CSS Font and Text Properties.
A Font of Fonts.
Dressing Up Your Fonts!
Enough Fonts: Gimme Some Text.
Chapter 7: Styles and Visual Design.
The Box Model Shows on the Big Screen.
How Space Affects the Box Model.
Visualizing the Model.
Adding a Splash of Color.
What's Going On in the Background?
Chapter 8: Positions Everyone!
So, Just How Bad Is HTML Anyway?
The Basics of Positioning.
Up, Down, Right, Left!
Put Your Content Right . . . There! Absolutely!
Positioning the Relatives.
Somebody Fix This Positioning.
Floating Along.
Chapter 9: Inheritance under the Hood.
How the Cascade in CSS Works.
Determining Your Inheritance.
Tasty Imported Rules.
Part III: Putting CSS to Work for You.
Chapter 10: Designing with Style Sheets.
Just How Deep Is the Deep End?
Structuring Your Style Sheets for Success.
The Big Don't List (And a Few Do's, Too).
The Right Time to Go Inline.
Chapter 11: Getting Existing Content into Style Sheets.
Cast Away That Obsolete HTML.
Getting Your Font Properties in Order.
Hey, What about a Pseudo-element?
Lose That Extra Table!
Changing the Background Game!
Part IV: Getting Your Advanced CSS Degree.
Chapter 12: Generating Content.
Show Me the Content!
The Appetizers and Desserts of the CSS Family.
Can I Quote""s"" You on That? No!
Count Me in . . . or Out!
So, Do the Lists Work?
Chapter 13: Mr. Smith, Your Table Is Ready.
Tables from the (HTML) Crypt.
Table Tags -- Do Not Remove under Penalty of Law.
Take Two Aspirins, and Column Me in the Morning.
Tables without (and with) Borders.
Headers, Rows, and Data Are Our Friends.
Chapter 14: CSS and XML: The Perfect Match?
XML Gives Your Documents Structure and Meaning.
Building an XML Document.
Using CSS to Design an XML Document.
Is This an Efficient Way to Design Pages?
Chapter 15: Styles and Other Media.
Using CSS for Different Media Types.
Defining Aural Style Sheets.
Aural Style Sheet Properties: Making Your Sound Behave.
Chapter 16: Working with Paged Media.
Setting Up Pages with the
age Rule.
Sizing Up Your Pages.
Breaking the Page.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Web Sites That Use Cascading Style Sheets.
The Standard.
Ford Motor Company.
Entertainment Weekly.
Museum of Modern Art.
Chapter 18: Ten Great Web Resources for More about CSS.
msdn online.
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
DevEdge Online.
CSS Pointers Group.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: CSS Property Index and Browser Compatibility Charts.
Appendix B: HTML Editors and Utilities with CSS Built In. Appendix C: About the CD.
Hungry Minds End-User License Agreement.
Installation Instructions.
Book Registration Information.