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combinations as there are colors, but we can't exactly showthem here -- being stuck in grayscale as we are -- however,we'll try to give you some idea of what you can do. Here are afew ideas to get you started.

This is a simple style sheet, as shown in Figure 6-19:

BODY {color: rgb(0%,50%,0%); background-color: #CCFFCC;}H1, H2 {color: yellow; background-color: rgb(0,51,0);}
Figure 6-19

Figure 6-19. The results of a simple style sheet

z-axis: 9.5. Stacking Positioned Elements
z-index property: 9.5. Stacking Positioned Elements


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property will accept a length that is either positive or negative.This value is added to the usual space betweenwords, which perhaps isn't quite what you might expect. Ineffect, word-spacing is used as amodifier to interword spacing. Therefore, thedefault value of normal is the same as setting avalue of zero (0), as shown in Figure 4-46:

P.base {word-spacing: normal;}P.norm {word-spacing: 0;}
not, unless the author takes steps to correct this situation. Fortunately, that's easy to do. Just pick the element that you want to use as the containing block for the absolutely positioned element, and give it a position of relative with no offsets. Thus:

P.contain {position: relative;}

Consider the example in Figure 9-19. It shows two paragraphs that contain identical text. However, the first paragraph contains an inline boldface element, and the second an absolutely