Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using units of measure in CSS, part of XHTML and HTML Essential Training.
In this lesson we're going to talk about units of measurement in CSS.…CSS uses units of measurement to say how big things are going to be, how far…apart things are going to be.…There are actually a lot of units of measurement available, and we're going to…talk about just a few of the major ones.…For a complete reference check with any CSS reference or with the CSS…course here on Lynda.com.…So here we have a document that's formatted with CSS and this is the Style Sheet…that's being used for this document.…We see that we have a few things in here that are measured already, especially…in the P style, for the paragraph.…
We have line-height, which is set to percent.…So that's the percent of the size of the font in the paragraph.…So it's set for 140%.…If we change that to say 200%, you'll see that it changes down here in the…document for all the paragraphs.…We'll Save that and Reload, and now we have a larger separation between the…lines, and you'll see that the bottom of this line is about twice the height of…
- Understanding the structure of an HTML or XHTML document
- Creating and using templates
- Controlling white space and line breaks
- Making effective use of tables and frames
- Flowing text around an image
- Formatting tables with CSS
- Creating web pages that work properly across platforms and devices
- Reviewing a case study of a complete web site
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing XHTML and HTML
2. Text Tags
3. Image Tags
Using inline images3m 17s
4. Link Tags
9. Creating a Simple Web Page from Scratch
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