Shaping the traditional page layout


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Shaping the traditional page layout

In this lesson we will be putting some breathing room between the text frame and the edge of the page in our traditional bibliography. You need the files biblio_serif_page. html and biblio_serif_page.css from the Exercise folder. You'll also need the fonts folder with the web font files of a Chopin Script. So put a copy of your Fonts folder into the Exercise folder. That way Chopin Script will continue to load properly.

Open up the HTML file in the browser to see what we're working with. The page is set up and we've got a background image. But there is not enough breathing room between the content and the edge of the page. This is a traditional page and the content should live in a text frame. We need more space between the text and the edge of the page to create the text frame. Right now the tight edges mean that the main heading, the text, and the links all look like they're sort of separate from each other.

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Shaping the traditional page layout
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Shaping the traditional page layout provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Typography for Web Designers

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Web
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