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font-size to get the same value as thefont-size of every element. Thus, for everyelement, the inline box will be the same as the contentarea.

8.4.4. Inline Replaced Elements

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with bold as always, while 800 and 900, lacking a heavier face, are assigned to the Bold font face. Finally, 600 is assigned to the next-heavier face, which is, of course, the Bold face.

font-weight is inherited, so if you set a paragraph to be bold, then all of its children will inherit that boldness, as we see in Figure 5-9.

P.one {font-weight: bold;}

all elements

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Percentage values refer to the width of the parent element.

These propertiesoperate as you'd expect by now. For example, the following two the image to be raised nine pixels, instead of some other number.Without a value for line-height, it wouldn'tbe possible to perform percentage-value vertical alignments. Theheight of the image itself has no relevance when it comes to verticalalignment: the value of line-height is all thatmatters.

8.4.4.1. Adding box properties

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Remember that padding, borders, and content widths can never be negative. Only margins can be less than zero.

Negative margins have an impact on vertical formatting as well, affecting how margins are collapsed. If there are negative vertical margins, then the browser should take the absolute maximum of the negative margins and subtract that from the maximum of any positive margins. the inner top of its parent.

Another simple rule. This one keeps floating elements from floating all the way to the top of the document. The correct behavior is illustrated in Figure 8-33.

Figure 8-33

Figure 8-33. Unlike balloons, floated elements can't float upward

5. A floating element's top may not be higher than the top of any earlier floating or block-level element.