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It's actually better to pick classnames that are descriptive of the type of information containedwithin, not of the visual effect you're trying to achieve atthe moment. For example, let's say that we want the dark bluecolor to be applied to all H2 elements that aresubsection headings. It would be much better to pick a class namelike subsec or even

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Figure 8-37

Figure 8-37. Given the other constraints, go as high as possible

WARNING

Unfortunately, since there is no precise definition meaning for "as high as possible" (which could be, and in fact has been, argued to mean "as high as conveniently possible"), you cannot rely on consistent behavior even among browsers that are considered CSS1-compliant. Most browsers will follow historical practice and float the image down into the next line, but a few -- Opera 3.6, for one -- will float the image into the current line if it has room to do so.

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image for each bullet. In the past, the only way to achieve this sort of effect was to fake it. Now all you need is a list-style-image declaration.

list-style-image

Yes, that's really all there is to it. One simple url value, and you're putting images in for bullets, as you can see in Figure 7-81.

less than that needed to display the content:

<P STYLE="height: 3em;">

then the browser is supposed to provide a way to see all contentwithout increasing the height. This could possibly mean adding ascrollbar to the element, as shown in Figure 8-4.

Figure 8-4

Figure 8-4. One way to handle a short height on a tall element

In practice, most browsers will not do this. They will instead simplyincrease the height of the element, as though the value ofmatching those original 16. They may be a fairly motley collection ofcolors, but they're what we have.

So let's say we want all first-level headings to be maroon. Thebest declaration would be:

H1 {color: maroon;}

Simple, straightforward, and difficult to forget. It doesn'tget much better than that. Here are a few more examples: