Tweaking spacing in standard HTML
A reader writes:
Some time ago I purchased your book, Creating Cool HTML 4 Web Pages. I have gotten a lot of use out of it. However, I am now getting my feet wet on Cascading Style Sheets and have come across something I did not see answered in your book. I am hoping you can answer these two questions.
First off, a quick word from our sponsor: you might well be interested in buying the greatly updated Creating Cool Web Sites with HTML, XHTML and CSS, which adds about 95% more CSS than the edition of the book you have, among other improvements!
On to your questions, though. First off, if you're adding table column heads, why not just use something like this:
<td style='font-size:125%;font-weight:bold'>to accomplish the exact font treatment you seek without having to hassle with the h3 tag? Try it.
Secondly, if you want to have a horizontal rule without a space following it, I'd try something like this:
<div style='border-bottom:1px solid black;margin-bottom:0px'></div>(You might want a greater than zero pixel bottom margin in practice, though).
Thanks for your query! Good luck with your new site.
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