Setting the font-weight


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Setting the font-weight

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...

Setting the font-weight
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Setting the font-weight provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Typography with CSS in Dreamweaver

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