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Professional Web Design: Techniques and Templates, Fifth Edition by Clint Eccher

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CHAPTER 14CASE STUDY: A CSS FORM

Building a CSS-based form is not overly difficult. Once the style sheet rules have been created, the XHTML is very simple to employ. A form, in fact, is much easier to build because it reuses much of the CSS, making it more of a process of repeating and possibly tweaking the code.

As with Web design, there are little tricks a designer should be aware of. The form in this chapter was built to show many of the challenges a designer may run into. Each row, in fact, illustrates a completely different element to consider.

The form is added initially to the design explained in Chapter 12 (see Figure 14.1) to provide a visual for how it will eventually look in a page. For the sake of simplicity, however, the form is ...

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