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a element 118

for multimedia files 308

in WML 377

A List Apart, Web magazine 20, 37

switching style sheets 150

abbr element 82

abbreviations

describing 82

for languages 342

hexadecimal colors 46

absolute positioning 179

absolute units 45

absolute URLs 34

in links 118

accented characters. See characters, special

access element, WML 391

accessibility 22

and frames 262

importance of 37

accesskey attribute

in a element 126

in area element 131

in form elements 290

acronym element 82

acronyms, describing 82

action attribute, in form element 269

actions, scheduling in WML 381

active images 286

active links, color of 141

with (X)HTML 349

:active pseudo-class 141

ActiveX controls, and object element 294

address element 74

Adobe Corporation, and W3C 17

Adobe GoLive 463

Adobe ImageReady, for Web images 101

Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements 83, 90-101, 464

adding space around images 113

and image size 106

blurring to aid JPEG compression 100

creating transparency 93-94

dither 96-97

for examples 83

interlacing images 99

reducing number of colors 98

Aladdin Systems 125

align attribute

in caption element 217

in hn tag 65

in hr element 115

in iframe element 248

in img element

for aligning 114

for floating images 110

in legend element 287

in p element 66

in table element

for centering 222

for text wrap 223

in table elements 226-227

aligning

cells 226-227

with column groups 234-235

header cells 235

headers 65

images 114

paragraphs 66

text 65, 66, 171

vertically 196

alink attribute, in body element 349

Allaire HomeSite. See Macromedia HomeSite

alt attribute

in area element 130

in img element 105

AltaVista, getting listed in 424

alternate style sheets 150

alternate text 105, 130

America Online 17

publishing Web pages on 412

transferring files with Fetch or WS_FTP 413

URL of Web pages 413

ampersand. See Symbols section

anchor element, in WML 376-377

anchors 120-121

and tables of contents 120

creating 120

in headers 65

in WML 376-377

links to 121

with id attribute 67, 120

animated GIFs 101

explanation 88

ANSI encoding 52

AOL. See America Online

Apache servers

and character encodings 339

and WML 370

AppleScript 264

applet element 306

archived pages, avoiding 421

area element 130

arrows, entities for 457

ASCII 30

images, and preformatted text 77

limitations of 334

mode for transferring files 409, 411

See also Text Only format

asterisk. See Symbols section

attaching

backgrounds to browser window 182

elements to browser window 180

[attribute] selector 144

attributes 27

case 36

author, specifying for Web page 419

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