Join Eric Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Justifying text, part of CSS Web Site Design.
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So in this video, we're just going to…take a quick look at horizontal alignment of text. This is a…way that you can effect the presentation of text without having to mess around with things like font faces and…font families and font weights and other font stuff.…So, as an example,…we could, let's say, right align all of our paragraph text, why not, seems like fun, so we just say text-align right.…So for paragraphs the text will be…right aligned and it all goes over the right side.…
Now the very avant-garde, not necessarily the way that…people who read English or other…Western languages are used to seeing it, but there is none the less, and what happens here is that each…line of text is shifted over so that its right edge gets lined up with the…right edge of its parent element. So within each paragraph there are a number of lines of text. Let's take the second…paragraph that starts "It was in the 16th century that the Portuguese missionaries,"…has three lines of text and within that paragraph box each of those lines of text…
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