Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting the font-weight, part of Typography with CSS in Dreamweaver.
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Font weight is essentially the CSS property that determines whether text is bold or not.…Although the CSS specification calls for a much wider spectrum, ranging…from ultra thin to very thick, there is virtually no browser support for these variations.…There are only two values for the font weight property that work reliably…across all browsers; Normal and Bold.…Dreamweaver does however provide a variety of methods for applying those values.…So I have open here the tours.htm file from the Chapter 5 > 05_01 folder, and…first I want to make sure you understand the difference between the two B…buttons on the Property Inspector.…
So if you look down at the Property Inspector you'll see a B and I buttons, you…would think those would be Bold and Italic, and we're in the CSS tab.…Now let's flip over to the HTML tab, and again, we have a Bold and an Italic,…but they do very different things.…So let's go ahead and demonstrate that by double-clicking the word exciting in…the first paragraph and then clicking B for Bold.…
- 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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