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By Rachel Andrew, Owen Gregory, Nathan Ford

ISBN-10: 1907828095

ISBN-13: 9781907828096

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Author note: Owen Gregory (Editor), Nathan Ford (Editor)
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In the previous couple of years we've seen a superb breakthrough in what we will be able to in attaining with CSS – internet fonts, gradients, shadows and media queries are actually a part of our daily toolkit.

CSS structure itself, even if, has moved on little. builders have experimented with utilizing exhibit: desk and demonstrate: inline-block for structure, so one can mitigate the constraints of layouts in accordance with absolute positioning and floats. but, those equipment look as very similar to hacks as these they fight to interchange, and are available with their very own problems.

The way forward for CSS structure seems to be some distance brighter. during this little ebook Rachel covers many of the interesting modules which are a part of the CSS3 specification. They promise a destiny the place we will lay out components to a grid and simply in achieving the goals of equivalent top columns or spreading content material calmly throughout a web page.

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However, I have now split the other content into three columns, making one of them span across two rows, the other two becoming half–height, and dropping the image in below them spanning both areas. 52 The more complex layout for screens wider than 700 pixels. 53 Finally, I can rearrange my content again for wider screens with a media query that kicks in at 940 pixels wide. picturebox { -ms-grid-row:3; } } I have redefined the grid again, this time ending up with a pretty standard grid based on the 960 grid system.

Using the flex property Setting the value of flex to auto on an item makes the items fit nicely within a space, but there are other ways to use this property. In this example I have three boxes containing information about long-haired cat breeds. These are marked up with a class of box, and I have also added a class to identify each box individually. Example: Three boxes – view example

The Angora

The Persian Cat

The Russian Long-haired Cat

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To display these boxes in a row I am going to make the container – boxes – a flex element and then to each box inside I will assign a value to the flex property of 1.

So, this is a very simple layout with two fixed-width columns and a flexible central column. For the rows, I have set my first row as auto – it will expand to fit whatever we put into it – then a second row of 1fr. This is 39 actually a fraction value, but in this case it will mean that this row takes up whatever space we have left – it’s a two row grid. We can now pop some items into the grid. quote { 41 -ms-grid-column: 5; -ms-grid-row: 2; } All we do is say which column and row we want to place the content into.

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