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b element 74

background 167, 182-183

and deciphering others' tables 216

hiding for print 199

sound 303, 311

with (X)HTML 354, 355

background attribute

in body element 355

in table elements 228-229

background properties 167, 182-183

in tables 228-229

banners, hiding in print style sheets 199

Bare Bones Software 463

base element 123, 257

basefont element 344

BBEdit 49, 463

character encodings 336, 337

syntax checking 394

Berners-Lee, Tim 14

bgcolor attribute

and priority 229

in body element 354

in table elements 228-229

bgproperties attribute

in body element 355

bgsound element 311

big element 75

Birznieks, Gunther 266

Bitstream 159

blink element 351

blinking text 174

with (X)HTML 351

block-level

description 28, 177

setting with styles 178

vs inline elements 177

blockquote element 78

blocks of text, in forms 278

blurring images (for compression) 100

BMP format 89, 401

body element 62

and frames 243

HTML vs XHTML 36

bold formatting 74, 161, 165

bookmarks, and title 64

border attribute

in frameset element 252

in img element 104

in table element 218-219

border properties 186-187

in tables 218-219

border-spacing property 230-231

bordercolor attribute, in frameset or frame element 251

borders 186-187

of frames 251

and resizing 254

colors 251

eliminating 252

showing/hiding 253

thickness 252

of images in links 128

of tables 218-219

displaying 237

external 237

hiding 237

internal 238

bottom property 179, 180, 181

Boutin, Paul 415, 423

box model

description 177

IE 5.x for Windows bug 190-191

br element 70

and lists 205

and white-space property 170

clear attribute 112

in cells 239

stopping text wrap around images 112

broken image icon 401

browsers

compatibility 402

default display 40

description 15

hiding scripts from 320

opening pages in 56, 398

problems with 400, 402

standards vs quirks mode 39

wars 16

See also Netscape Communicator, Internet Explorer, Opera

browser-safe colors 96-97

and fake transparency 95

definition 85

lessening need for 85

bugs

IE 5.x for Windows

and width 190-191, 221

IE 6 for Windows

and nested objects 261, 295

XML declaration triggers quirks mode 61

Netscape 4.x

borders 152

relative URLs and style sheets 149

solving with @import rules 152

bulletin boards 265

bullets

and password boxes in forms 273

in lists 206

default order 213

Burgdorf, Darryl 266

button element

for reset button 285

for scripts 318

for submit button 283

buttons

for scripts 318

in WML 378-379

navigational 128

radio (in forms) 274

reset (in forms) 284

with image 285

submit (in forms) 282

with image 283

Byte-Order Mark, for Unicode encoding 336

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