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Sams Teach Yourself Dreamweaver CS5 in 24 Hours by Robyn Ness, John Ray, Betsy Bruce

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HOUR 11. Formatting Web Pages with Cascading Style Sheets

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

• How to create each of the four style types: classes, IDs, redefined HTML tags, and compound styles

• How to apply styles to elements in a web page

• How to create an external style sheet for an entire website

• How styles deal with conflicting and inherited properties

The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standard enables you to apply a visual property or group of visual properties to an object by applying a style to that object. You define and apply styles in Dreamweaver’s CSS Styles panel or in the Page Properties dialog box, or by making settings (such as a font choice) in the CSS portion of the Inspector panel, as you did in Hour 4, “Adding Text ...

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