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the css box model

The box model

From brainjar.

To understand positioning in CSS you must first understand the box model. For display purposes, every element in a document is considered to be a rectangular box which has a content area surrounded by padding, a border and margins.

Margins are always transparent. Borders come in various styles. Backgroundsettings for an element apply to the the area just inside the borders whichincludes both the padding and content areas. For purposes of illustrationhowever, the padding area is shown in a slightly darker color.

nice html tables

today i rebuilt an existing page because it had lots of broken links, and in doing so taught myself some css table stuff.

yuck.

gotta find a tool/helper for that.

and css still eludes …

mods for safari
there is an amazing world of mods for safari

wow, another obssession for me.
just as i was getting bored with icons.

pimp me baby
metasyntactic variables

sometimes i am just astounded by the thought of entire parallel universes of knowledge that some of us are destined to never once encounter; yet this very same knowledge forms a fundamental part of another person’s life.

for example, metasyntactic variables. huh? exactly.

well, today i learnt all about them.