deal of extra blank space within the parent element.

A related topic is the subject of backgrounds and their relationshipto floated elements that occur earlier in thedocument, which was also discussed in the previous chapter, as hasbeen illustrated in Figure 8-41.

Figure 8-41

Figure 8-41. Backgrounds "slide under" floated elements

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Chapter 1: HTML and CSS
Chapter 2: Selectors and Structure
Chapter 3: Units and Values
Chapter 4: Text Properties
Chapter 5: Fonts
Chapter 6: Colors and Backgrounds
Chapter 7: Boxes and Borders
Chapter 8: Visual Formatting
Chapter 9: Positioning
Chapter 10: CSS2: A Look Ahead
Chapter 11: CSS in Action
Appendix A: CSS Resources
Appendix B: HTML 2.0 Style Sheet
Appendix C: CSS1 Properties
Appendix D: CSS Support Chart
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TYPE="text/css">. This is followed by one ormore styles and finished with a closing</STYLE> tag.

The styles between the opening and closingSTYLEtags are referred to as the document stylesheet or theembedded style sheet , sincethis style sheet is embedded within the document. It contains styles