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CSS For Web Designers Only is the authoritative, illustrated solutions reference on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) written by Web design pros for professionals, providing useful techniques and real-world professional insights for serious web designers who want to create expert-quality work. Loaded with color images throughout, Its solutions-based approach includes coverage of layout, navigation, tables, forms, typography, imagery, CSS for mobile devices, workflow, troubleshooting, and much more. This book is shows issues and scenarios that can and do arise in two principal areas— 1) designing styles and determining inheritance effects, and 2) how a style is interpreted in a range of browsers. It covers CSS on multiple platforms, including Dreamweaver, GoLive, Notepad, and Nvu, an open-source authoring system. Screenshots will be shown in a variety of different browsers and versions, on different operating systems. Sites targeted for inclusion in the book include:   http: //wellstyled.com/files/css-inline-buttons/example.html  navigation systems made with CSS not images; http: //www.alistapart.com/d/imagemap/example2.html an imagemap built with CSS; http: //www.htmldog.com/articles/suckerfish/example/  dropdown menus configured with CSS that are also compliant with accessible standards; http: //wellstyled.com/files/css-photo-cards/example02.html Constructing a photo gallery with a fairly liquid layout using CSS content in the styles, not as images; http: //www.meyerweb.com/eric/css/edge/complexspiral/demo.html  The interface, images on the buttons, and all contents are controlled by CSS; http: //virtuelvis.com/gallery/css/rounded/ A new way to control appearanceof blocks.

Book News Annotation:

Intended for experienced web designers, this guide offers advice on designing stylish text and images with CSS, configuring page layout, structuring lists and tables, building interesting forms, testing pages on different browsers, and defining style sheets for multiple media types. Color illustrations, XHTML examples, and a glossary are provided. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

  • Written by professional Web designers for Web designers, this book provides real-world solutions-based techniques and case studies for achieving professional results with CSS design
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a Web markup standard that allows Web developers to define styles that can then be applied to items in Web pages, rather than marking up each item individually
  • Packed with color imagery and professional tips, including examples from cutting-edge Web sites, this illustrated tutorial is aimed at both serious amateurs and professional Web designers
  • Screenshots and examples showcase some of the Web’ s most creative uses of CSS, covering layout, navigation, tables, forms, typography, imagery, CSS for mobile devices, workflow, troubleshooting, and much more
  • Synopsis:

    * Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media

    Synopsis:

    It's all about style. CSS can make your Web sites flawless

    You're a designer first. So is Donna Baker. She knows your questions about CSS because she's asked them too. How do I apply a CSS rule to specific instances? What key concepts should govern font styles? How do I keep the background image from disappearing in Internet Explorer? Why can't I control which cells display hover color? By answering these and a hundred other questions, Donna gives you new power to keep the style in your sites with CSS.

    * Learn how to construct and organize a style sheet that meets all your needs

    * Be able to write CSS syntax and define properties and values for fonts, images, and other page elements

    * Use background images to their full potential

    * Customize the appearance of your pages with pseudo-elements and pseudo-styles

    * Learn when to use static, elastic, and fluid layouts using CSS positioning methods

    * Make lists and tables behave consistently and effectively

    * Resolve the problems that make forms display incorrectly in different browsers

    * Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media

    Synopsis:

    It's all about style. CSS can make your Web sites flawless

    You're a designer first. So is Donna Baker. She knows your questions about CSS because she's asked them too. How do I apply a CSS rule to specific instances? What key concepts should govern font styles? How do I keep the background image from disappearing in Internet Explorer? Why can't I control which cells display hover color? By answering these and a hundred other questions, Donna gives you new power to keep the style in your sites with CSS.

    • Learn how to construct and organize a style sheet that meets all your needs
    • Be able to write CSS syntax and define properties and values for fonts, images, and other page elements
    • Use background images to their full potential
    • Customize the appearance of your pages with pseudo-elements and pseudo-styles
    • Learn when to use static, elastic, and fluid layouts using CSS positioning methods
    • Make lists and tables behave consistently and effectively
    • Resolve the problems that make forms display incorrectly in different browsers
    • Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media

    About the Author

    Donna L. Baker created her first Web site in 1991, has worked with CSS virtually since its inception, and has taught courses in CSS and Web design. Donna has written several books, including The Unofficial Guide to Photoshop Elements 4 and the Official SWiSHmax Bible, also from Wiley.

    Table of Contents

    About the Author.

    Credits.

    Preface.

    Acknowledgments.

    Part I: Page Content.

    Chapter 1: Making CSS Work for You.

    Chapter 2: Font and Letter Styling.

    Chapter 3: Designing Stylish Text.

    Chapter 4: Images with Style, and Styles with Images.

    Part II: Layouts and Positioning.

    Chapter 5: Positioning Content Using CSS.

    Chapter 6: Configuring Page Layouts.

    Part III: Structured Page Elements.

    Chapter 7: Making a List, and Checking It Twice.

    Chapter 8: Table Tune-Ups.

    Chapter 9: Building Interesting Forms.

    Chapter 10: Designing Text and Visual Hyperlinks.

    Part IV: Workflows.

    Chapter 11: Testing Pages and Dealing with Browsers.

    Chapter 12: Designing Style Sheets for Print and Other Media.

    Appendix A: About the Contributors.

    Appendix B: CSS Properties and Values.

    Pro Glossary.

    Index.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780471788676
    Author:
    Baker, Donna L
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Author:
    Baker, Donna L.
    Author:
    Werdermann, Margaret
    Subject:
    Design
    Subject:
    Internet - Web Site Design
    Subject:
    Web sites
    Subject:
    Interactive multimedia
    Subject:
    Web - Page Design
    Subject:
    Web sites -- Design.
    Subject:
    Cascading style sheets
    Subject:
    Internet - General
    Subject:
    Web Development Software (Non-Microsoft)
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    WebSite Associated w/Book
    Publication Date:
    20060705
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    278
    Dimensions:
    9.04x7.78x.66 in. 1.54 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by ,
  • Written by professional Web designers for Web designers, this book provides real-world solutions-based techniques and case studies for achieving professional results with CSS design
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a Web markup standard that allows Web developers to define styles that can then be applied to items in Web pages, rather than marking up each item individually
  • Packed with color imagery and professional tips, including examples from cutting-edge Web sites, this illustrated tutorial is aimed at both serious amateurs and professional Web designers
  • Screenshots and examples showcase some of the Web’ s most creative uses of CSS, covering layout, navigation, tables, forms, typography, imagery, CSS for mobile devices, workflow, troubleshooting, and much more
  • "Synopsis" by , * Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media
    "Synopsis" by , It's all about style. CSS can make your Web sites flawless

    You're a designer first. So is Donna Baker. She knows your questions about CSS because she's asked them too. How do I apply a CSS rule to specific instances? What key concepts should govern font styles? How do I keep the background image from disappearing in Internet Explorer? Why can't I control which cells display hover color? By answering these and a hundred other questions, Donna gives you new power to keep the style in your sites with CSS.

    * Learn how to construct and organize a style sheet that meets all your needs

    * Be able to write CSS syntax and define properties and values for fonts, images, and other page elements

    * Use background images to their full potential

    * Customize the appearance of your pages with pseudo-elements and pseudo-styles

    * Learn when to use static, elastic, and fluid layouts using CSS positioning methods

    * Make lists and tables behave consistently and effectively

    * Resolve the problems that make forms display incorrectly in different browsers

    * Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media

    "Synopsis" by , It's all about style. CSS can make your Web sites flawless

    You're a designer first. So is Donna Baker. She knows your questions about CSS because she's asked them too. How do I apply a CSS rule to specific instances? What key concepts should govern font styles? How do I keep the background image from disappearing in Internet Explorer? Why can't I control which cells display hover color? By answering these and a hundred other questions, Donna gives you new power to keep the style in your sites with CSS.

    • Learn how to construct and organize a style sheet that meets all your needs
    • Be able to write CSS syntax and define properties and values for fonts, images, and other page elements
    • Use background images to their full potential
    • Customize the appearance of your pages with pseudo-elements and pseudo-styles
    • Learn when to use static, elastic, and fluid layouts using CSS positioning methods
    • Make lists and tables behave consistently and effectively
    • Resolve the problems that make forms display incorrectly in different browsers
    • Design style sheets that make your Web pages friendly to printers, handheld devices, and other media

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