Re: [HTML-on-the-WEB] links
- --- ~Pammies E-Mail~ <web71master@...> wrote:
> Michael, thank you very much that did indeed work,I'm no css 'expert' by any means, so maybe there are others on this list
> NOW in order to learn from this I have to ask.....
> why is your colors number not complete???
> and also since on this subject maybe you can answer me something I
> always wondered....
who can answer this a bit more eloquently than I can. But, I'll give it a
First of all, in the RGB values of colors, when your color value is a set
of matched pairs (e.g., #336699), you may write them as single values and
the browser will interpret it the same way. So, instead of #FF9900, you
can write #F90 and it will work the same way. The savings of time and
filespace is next-to-nothing, but it's a shorthand habit I've gotten into.
> 1. on the decoration...is there any thing else to do other thanValid values for text-decoration are none, underline, overline,
line-through, blink, and inherit. They're all pretty self-explanatory,
except maybe "inherit". "inherit" just means that the text-decoration of
the parent element is applied. I've heard people talk about this
property not working so well in some browsers.
> 2. why are some of yours transparent???Probably just personal taste more than anything. If I define a part of a
style for one kind of anchor (link), I try to define it for the others as
well. "Transparent" is a color value available in css (unlike html
methods), and it makes sure that when the background color, for instance,
of a link is changed to white on a hover that the color is set back to
"transparent" (letting the background show through) when the hover is
By the way, the order I had the elements in is important as well. They
should always be ordered:
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