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The preferred way to control text alignment is by including an ALIGN attribute in a block-level tag such as a paragraph <P ALIGN="left">, headline, e.g., <H2 ALIGN="center"> or page division <DIV ALIGN="right">. Each of these should terminate with a corresponding termination tag </P>, </H2> or </DIV> as appropriate.
The block-level <CENTER> tag is still a commonly-used
Thus far, all we've ever been able to do in document design is repeat background images in both the horizontal and vertical directions. If we wanted some kind of without a declared width, whose overall width (including margins) is therefore dependent on the width of the parent element.
As you can imagine, this leads to the possibility of "fluid" pages, where the margins and padding of elements enlarge or reduce to match the actual size of the display canvas. In theory, as the user changes the width of a browser window, the margins and padding will expand or shrink dynamically -- but not