Type selectors


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Type selectors

Okay, let's take a look at creating type selectors, which as I briefly expand the previous movie, are used to redefine existing XHTML tags. So to use this type of selector, you need to be a little bit familiar with basic XHTML, and basic tags. But if you're not, I'm going to be creating some pretty common examples of type selectors in this movie, so you should be able to get a fairly good understanding of how these work. Type selectors are probably the most efficient way to declare CSS formatting rules, because they redefine every single instance of that tag on your page. So, if I set a definition for the <p,> or paragraph tag, every single paragraph on your page will be affected.

So one single type selector rule could potentially affect thousands of lines of code throughout your site, if that rule is on an external style sheet linked to all of your pages. As I mentioned in the previous movie, some of the rules we created earlier use type selectors. Let's look at o...

Type selectors
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Type selectors provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Essential Training

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