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Think of these properties as ways to affect how the lines of text arelaid out, as you might do when creating a newsletter or writing areport.

4.1.1.1. Indenting text

Oneof the most sought-after effects in text formatting on the Web is theability to indent the first line of a paragraph. (Close behind thatis the desire to eliminate the "blank line" between


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seem to be any way to override this behavior.

Despite its limitations, border is obviously avery useful property. It can even be used to work around what seemslike a completely unrelated bug in Netscape Navigator 4.x. If youassign a background color to an element and then view it inNavigator 4.x, the color will onlyappear behind the letters in the text and not cover the entirecontent area and padding. You can get around this by declaring: