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P.new3 {border-style: ridge dashed double;}

The result shown in Figure 7-35 wouldn't be what the author had in mind, of course, but it's technically correct. So long as none and solid are supported, and any other legal values are interpreted as solid, that's enough to be CSS1-compliant. Accordingly, even though Navigator 4.x fails to render dashed and dotted borders, since it does render them as solid, it's not behaving badly. alt="Library Navigation Links" >

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Figure 8-39

Figure 8-39. Expected floating behavior

Nothing unusual there, of course, but Figure 8-40shows what happens when we set the first paragraph to have abackground.

Figure 8-40

Figure 8-40. Backgrounds and floated elements

There is nothing different about the second example, except for thevisible background. As you can see, the floated image sticks out ofthe bottom of its parent element. Of course, it did so in the firstother than thinking of it as being clockwise from the top, is to keep in mind that getting the sides in the correct order helps you avoid "trouble" -- that is, TRBL, for "Top Right Bottom Left."

It's also possible to mix up the types of length value you use. You aren't restricted to using a single length type in a given rule, as shown here: