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Part 3: CSS2 > VISUAL EFFECTS PROPERTIES

Chapter 20. VISUAL EFFECTS PROPERTIES

Topics in This Chapter

  • The OVERFLOW Property

  • The CLIP Property

  • The VISIBILITY Property

The set of visual effects properties is designed to enable Web authors to control how text or other Web elements are displayed when they exceed the dimensions of the box within which they are contained. With the introduction of absolute positioning and of fixed heights and width, it becomes necessary to tell the browser what to do on those occasions when content ends up exceeding its box. The following three new CSS2 properties are designed to aid Web authors in determining how material should be displayed under such circumstances:


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