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style sheet

A master page layout used in document creation systems such as word processing, desktop publishing and the Web. The style sheet is a file that is used to store margins, tabs, fonts, headers, footers and other layout settings for a particular category of document. When a style sheet is selected, its format settings are applied to all the documents created under it, saving the page designer or programmer from redefining the same settings over and over again for each page. See Cascading Style Sheets, template and document.
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Once you've created your style sheet or sheets, all that remains to be done is to tell your HTML pages where to find your style sheet and to upload your .
The graphic make up phase may also be divided into the production factor and style sheet criteria.
This separation is a requirement for device-independent documents (all device-specific information is left to the style sheet) and simplifies document management, since a style sheet can describe many documents.
The only way to determine if a style sheet is being used would be to look at the source code for the page.
TopStyle Pro's Style Checker examines style sheets for cross-browser errors, and even identifies browser bugs that may affect their display.
It shows how style sheets work and explains that they allow the HTML code to specify where text and images appear on a page, define how information using a tag will appear on pages, and allow for easy updates.
Unlike Java, JavaScript, CGI and ASP techniques that are often filtered out by firewalls and can cause users' systems to freeze up when they visit your web site, style sheets are ignored by older browsers, yet allow newer browsers like Netscape 4 and Internet Explorer 4 to display sophisticated layouts.
Cascading Style Sheets Have Changed the Face of the Web
Boumphrey recommends using a text editor such as Notepad to create the style sheet examples.
This FAQ article provides answers to basic questions concerning Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Beginning CSS; cascading style sheets for Web design, 2d ed.
It also provides convenient "tools," such as forms, letters, and style sheets.