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So far it sounds like we've done the same thing to each bit oftext. This is not quite the case. The inline boxes don'tactually line up, as we can see in Figure 8-50,because the text is all baseline-aligned.
However, it is precisely the inline boxes which determine the heightof the overall line box. The line box is defined to be the distance | X | Y | Z
Copyright © 2002 O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.hidden, it is made "invisible" (to usethe wording in the specification). In its invisible state, theelement still affects the document's layout as though it werevisible. In other words, the element is still there: you justcan't see it. Note the difference between this anddisplay: none. In the lattercase, the element is not displayed and is removed from the documentaltogether so that it doesn't have any effect on documentlayout. Figure 9-14 shows a document in which anEM element has been set to beThat's it! The only complications are in recognizing the difference between italic and oblique text and knowing why browsers don't always give you a choice anyway.
italic | oblique |