Marking up text by hand


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Marking up text by hand

Although the Properties Inspector makes it easy for the web designer to do a lot of formatting and marking up tags, there are many, many more tags that are not available through the Properties Inspector. So one shouldn't be afraid of using some hand coding and trying out some other things in marking up their page. Let's try Definition List, a very popular tag, but one not available in the Properties Inspector. I have made it identifiable in my Design View by putting a dl in front of it to remind me this is where we will do the Definition List.

I am going to put my I-beam right there and delete that, now that we know. In Code View, let's bring that up so we can see them side-by-side. There are three parts to the Definition List. There is the parent tag, which is called the dl, Definition List. There is the actual word that will be defined, which is called the Definition Term, dt, and then there is the Definition Data or the definition of that word, dd. In order to do this, w...

Marking up text by hand
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Marking up text by hand provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laurie Burruss as part of the Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training

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