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CSS Syntax

CSS “commands”, style rules is the proper name, are composed of: selector {property:value} The selector is the HTML element to be specified, i.e., the element that will be affected by the rule which is expressed in between curly brackets. The rule is composed of a property, which is the “part” of the HTML element that you want to modify, and …

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Web Graphics

What Is CSS?

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. It’s a method of specyfing how elements in an HTML page will look, i.e., it’s a method of specifying the style of elements in a page. While HTML tags say: “This is a paragraph”, “This is a headline” and so on, Cascading Style Sheets specify how those paragraphs, headlines and so on actually look.

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Web Graphics

Hurricane Katrina, How Writers Can Help

On Poets & Writers, you can find yet another way to support Katrina’s victims. From the site: In addition to the important work being done by the American Red Cross and other relief agencies, there are a number of special efforts and fundraising events we thought writers might be particularly interested in. Here is their collection of links and events …

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Apple from the Beginning of Time

Apple Ads Collection for the Most Passionate Apple is gaining more and more market share with their Mac OS X, their inexpensive Mac Mini and their powerful G5. As Apple released their Mighty Mouse, iPod Nano recently came on the scenes. But have you ever wondered how the very first Apple products looked like? Do you know what they were? …

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General

Does painless RGB to CMYK conversion exist?

Explore the advantages of the RGB workflow over the CMYK workflow Everybody knows that images have to be in CMYK mode if a designer wants to output them with an offset press, right? Well, in certain cases this might not be true. When proper colour management is used, using RGB images for jobs that will be printed with any type …

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Desktop Publishing & Prepress

Raster and Vector Made Simple

Vector and raster are the two main graphics types in desktop publishing. If you don’t understand how they work, you also will not understand the difference between Illustrator and Photoshop, or the difference between a vector graphics application and a raster graphics application at large.

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Desktop Publishing & Prepress

Blog Addiction

Blogs, postcasts and all that stuff More and more people are discovering the world of blogs and its power. Catherine Wentworth, project manager of Creative Latitude, is one of them. In her short of boring and lively article Blogs, Podcasts and All That Stuff, she describes her own experience with blogs and how addictive they have become for her: Shortly …

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Creative Latitude

Designers Help Katrina Victims

A Helping Hand from the About Graphic Design Site About Graphic Design Guide, Judy Litt, is collecting design-related links to help Katrina’s victims. She says: The graphic design community is also looking for ways to help Katrina victims. With money, with trying to find them a place to work out of, and more. Find out how you can help the …

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