Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Mandating font case, part of Typography with CSS in Dreamweaver.
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In writing, the rules for defining the case of letters are…pretty straightforward;…in sentences you uppercase the first letter, as well as those of proper names…and nouns, everything else lowercase.…CSS allows you to control whether targeted text is uppercase, lowercase, or…capitalized all for stylistic intent through the Text-transform property.…Let me show you how it works with the tours.htm file that I have open now from…the Chapter 5 > 05_02 folder.…I'm going to go in and double-click on Tours which serves as the page ID for this site.…
Then I'll go into Edit Rule and from the Type category, you'll see an option…over on the right-hand side called Text-transform.…Now, let's say that I want my text to always be uppercase, I can choose…Uppercase from Text-transform.…I'll just go ahead and click Apply and you can see now that all of my text, no…matter how it was entered, all of the page IDs would be uppercase.…Same thing applies to lowercase;…if I decide to go a little bit more subtle.…
Let's leave it at lowercase.…
- Modifying type in the CSS Styles panel
- Understanding the different type measurement unit options
- Allowing users to set page type size
- Employing web-safe fonts
- Exploring CSS 3 typeface options
- Setting up @font-face
- Applying color and transparency to type
- Styling the font weight, case, and letter spacing
- Inserting drop caps
- Rotating text with CSS transform
- Laying out text in multiple columns
- Incorporating ordered and unordered lists
- Targeting lists items with the nth-child selector
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Modifying Type in Dreamweaver
2. Establishing the Proper Type Unit
Working with pixels2m 34s
3. Choosing Site Typefaces
4. Integrating Color
Applying color to type4m 52s
5. Selecting Type Styles
6. Using Advanced CSS Text Effects
7. Structuring CSS Text
8. Defining Lists with HTML and CSS
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