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cache, loading images into 330

cached pages, avoiding 421

calls, making 382

capitalize, with styles 172

caption element 217

captions

in forms 287

in tables 217

card element (in WML) 372

cascade 42-43

See also CSS

case (upper/lower)

and file names 32

changing with styles 172

HTML vs XHTML 36

CDATA sections

for hiding scripts 321

for hiding style sheets 151

cellpadding attribute, in table element 230-231

cells

aligning 226-227

background images 228-229

changing color 228-229

eliminating space between 230-231

height 221

line breaks 239

padding and spacing 230-231

spanning across columns 232

spanning across rows 233

width 220-221

cellspacing attribute, in table element 230-231

center element 356

centering 356

headers 65

tables 222

text 65, 66, 171

with margin property 222

centimeters, in CSS 45

CGI Resource Index 266

CGI scripts 264-268

adapting 268

and base element 123

and Perl 264, 266

and quotation marks for generated (X)HTML 281

explanation 264

getting 266

included with this book 267

permissions 268

preparing 268

security 265

transferring to server 268

using a form hosting service 271

what they do 265

changing pages automatically 309

character encodings. See encodings, character

character references 30, 340

description 334

in titles 64

characters, special 333-342

adding 340-341

complete list of entities 449-457

for (X)HTML symbols 450

in file names 55

in Web pages 30

mathematical and technical 454-456

punctuation 452-453

shapes and arrows 457

Western European 450-452

charset attribute, in script element 315

chat areas 265

checkboxes 275

checked attribute, in input element

for checkboxes 275

for radio buttons 274

child element 29, 177

cite attribute, in blockquote and q 78

cite element 74

class

assigning to element 67

choosing by selector 137

class attribute 67

classid attribute, in object element 298, 304

clear attribute, in br element, around images 112

clear property 195

clickable images

client-side maps 130

in links 128

server-side maps 132

clip art for Web pages 464

closing tags 26

and CSS 41

HTML vs XHTML 36

code element 76

col element 234-235

colgroup element 234-235

collapsing margins 189

color attribute

in basefont element 344

in font element 346

in hr element (IE only) 115

color property 166, 184

colors

and compression 87

background 182-183

with (X)HTML 354

browser-safe 85, 96-97

changing for print 199

changing rows and columns 228-229

defining

in CSS 46

in (X)HTML 27

foreground 184

in images 84

of borders

of frames 251

of tables 218

of links 141

with (X)HTML 349

of text 166, 184

with (X)HTML 346, 348

reducing number of 98

shifting 85

Web-safe 85

See also inside back cover

cols attribute

in frameset element 244, 245

in textarea element 278

colspan attribute, in td element 232

column groups 234-235

for speeding up display 240

columns

changing color 228-229

in frames 244, 245

in tables 232, 234-235

spanning cells across 232

of text, creating

with proprietary multicol element 365

with tables 232-233

combining framesets 246-247

comments

adding to page 71

CSS 155

documenting structure 176

for hiding scripts 320

for hiding style sheets 151

getting 398

Common Gateway Interface. See CGI scripts

Communicator. See Netscape Communicator

compatibility

and standards 16

browser wars 16

tester pages 402

Composer. See Netscape Composer

compression

and colors 87

and download time 87

blurring images to improve 100

of files for download 125

of photographs 87

computed value 164

and inheritance 169

conditional actions, in WML 380

containing block, description 191

content attribute, in meta element 322, 338, 417, 418, 419, 420

context, and selectors 138-140

coords attribute, in area element 130

copying other pages 57

copyrights, specifying for Web page 419

Corel HoTMetaL 463

Corel WordPerfect, and saving (X)HTML file 51

Costello, Eric 175

counters 265

Courier 76, 77

CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network) 266

C++ 264

crawler page

creating 422-423

description 422

submitting 424

cropping images 92

cross-browser compatibility 15, 402

CSS 18

box model 177

cascade 42-43

colors 46

comments 155

complete list of properties and values 439-446

file extension 148

positioning 177

standards vs quirks mode 39

URLs 152

See also styles and style sheets

cursor property 185

cursors, changing with styles 185

custom markers, in lists 208, 210

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