Publishing Books Using XML Technologies
Dr. Herong Yang, Version 4.01

Controlling Web Page Appearance with CSS

This chapter provides you some basics on CSS and describes ideas of how CSS can be used to control the appearance of your book Web pages.

What Is CSS?

Suggested CSS Definitions for Book Web Pages

Assigning CSS Files to Web Pages

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Ideas on Publishing Books using XML

 Overview of hyPub - A Simple XML Publishing Tool

 Writing Book Contents in XHTML Source Files

 Transforming Book Source Files with XSL Technology

 Designing Web Page Layouts with Tables

Controlling Web Page Appearance with CSS

 Sharing HTML Codes with JavaScript Files

 Generating Web Pages with hyPub

 Formatting Printable Documents with XSL-FO

 Generating PDF Documents with hyPub

 Areas of Future Improvements

 References

 PDF Printing Version

Dr. Herong Yang, updated in 2007
Controlling Web Page Appearance with CSS