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Chapter 6. The Fundamental Objects

Chapter 6. The Fundamental Objects

When a document displays on a user’s screen, what shows up is not the underlying HTML code. Instead, it is the browser’s interpretation of that code. In the absence of any explicit instructions to the contrary, the browser displays the document using a set of default parameters. In HTML, for example, the browser puts P elements in separate blocks of text and LI elements in blocks with a label on the side, but it does not create a separate block for EM elements.

You can affect the basic shape of elements onscreen by using the display property. With this property, you can specify that each element be displayed onscreen as one of the following:


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