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Dynamic HTML in Netscape Communicator

Index

Symbols

<BODY> tag
as parent 23
<DIV> tag
example for positioning content 119
<FONT> tag
FACE attribute 204
POINT-SIZE attribute 205
WEIGHT attribute 205
<ILAYER> tag 125
<LAYER> tag
and style sheets 122
caveats 121
example 121
for positioning HTML content 121
using inline JavaScript 130
<LINK> tag
reference entry 52
<NOLAYER> tag 140
<SCRIPT> tag
in positioned content 155
<SPAN> tag
reference entry 53
<STYLE> tag
for positioning content 118
overview 25
reference entry 52

A

above property
for positioning content 135
of layer objects 149
absolute position
for content 124
absolute-size
font size 60
accessing
positioned content with JavaScript 142
align
style sheets property 79
animated gifs
onload handler 158
animating
positioned content 156
applets
in positioned content 141
assigning
styles 24
attributes
of positioned blocks of content 126
auto
margin 72

B

background color
style sheet property 88
background color property
of positioned content 137
background image
of positioned content 138
style sheet property 86
background properties
in style sheets 85
background property
for positioning content 138
of layer objects 148
beginDrag()
example function 198
below property
for positioning content 135
bgColor property
for positioning content 137
of layer objects 148
Bitstream
font information 207
blink 66
block level elements
classification property 89
format properties 40
formatting example 41
formatting in style sheets 72
padding overview 47
border characteristic
setting in style sheets 46
border color
style sheet property 77
border style
style sheet property 77
border widths
in style sheets 75
borderWidths()
function 75
bulleted lists
display properties 89

C

capitalize 67
capturing mouse events
example using positioned content 195
cascading style sheets
position property 119
syntax for definining style sheets 17
syntax for positioning content 117
W3C specification for positioning content 117
W3C specification for style sheets 17
center
text align value 68
changeDirection()
example function 174
changeNow()
example function 190
changePoles()
example function 175
changeWidth()
example function 199
child elements
in style sheets 22
CLASS
HTML attribute 55
classes
in JavaScript syntax style sheets 59
JavaScript property 59
of styles 28
classification properties
in style sheets 89
clear
style sheet property 84
clip property
for positioning content 134
clip.bottom property
of layer object 148
clip.height property
of layer object 148
clip.left property
of layer object 148
clip.right
property of layer object 148
clip.top property
of positioned content 148
clip.width property
of layer object 148
clipping region
example of changing for positioned content 182
of positioned content 134
color
background in style sheets 88
background of positioned content 137
properties in style sheets 85
style sheet property 85
units 94
combining style sheets 38
comments
in style sheets 51
Communicator
style sheets 16
syntax for positioning content 117
content
for positioned content 131
positioning 115
writing in positioned blocks 152
contextual selection
in style sheets 33
contract()
example function 192
contracting
positioned content example 190
creating
positioned content dynamically 151
style sheets 24
CSS
see cascading style sheets 17

D

defining
classes of styles 28
DIV block
example use with style sheets 99
document object
layers property 144
document object model 17
downloadable fonts 201
drag()
example function 198
Dynamic HTML 9
positioning content 113
style sheets 13
Dynamic HTNL
introduction 9
dynamically
creating positioned content 151

E

enddrag()
example function 199
event handling
in positioned content 153
examples
expanding colored squares 182
of capturing mouse events in positioned content 195
of changing positioned content's wrapping width 195
of creating positioned content 160
of inline JavaScript 164
of style sheets 95
of using load() function 195
swimming fish 165
expand()
example function 191
expanding
positioned content example 190
external content
for positioned content 131
external style sheets 27

F

FACE attribute 204
Fancy Flowers Farm
positioned content example 160
float
style sheet property 79
font definition files
linking 204
font family
style sheet property 61
font properties
in style sheets 59
font size
style sheet property 59
font style
style sheet property 63
font weight
style sheets 63
fonts
downloadable 201
downloading 206
dynamic, see downloadable fonts 201
format properties
for block level elements 40
forms
example in positioned content (1) 161
example in positioned content (2) 169
in positioned content 141

H

height property
for positioning content 134
hide
visibility value 136
HTML layers
see positioned content 115
HTML tags
attributes for style sheets 54
in style sheets 52

I

ID
for styles 32
HTML attribute 56
property of positioned content 127
style for positioning content 118
style sheet property for positioning content 127
ids
in JavaScript style sheets 59
JavaScript property 59
images
pre-fetching 158
suppressing placeholder icons 159
individual elements
assigning styles for 36
inflow blocks of positioned content 124
inherit
visibility value 136
inheritance
of styles 22
initializeFish()
example function 173
initializeTopLeft()
example function 188
inline
classification property 89
inline JavaScript
example 164
using with positioned content 130
introduction
to Dynamic HTML 9

J

JavaScript
accessing positioned content 142
document object model 17
example of inline 164
inline in layer definition 130
methods of the layer object 149
syntax for style sheets 19
JavaScript properties
classes 59
for styles sheets 58
ids 59
tags 58
justify
text align value 68

L

large
font size 60
layer object 144
above property (ii) 149
background property 148
bgColor property 148
changing source 151
clip.bottom 148
clip.height 148
clip.left 148
clip.right 148
clip.top 148
clip.width 148
document property 144
left property (ii) 147
load() method 151
methods 149
moveAbove() method 151
moveBelow() method 151
moveBy() method 150
moveToAbsolute() method 150
name property (ii) 147
pageX property (ii) 147
pageY property (ii) 147
parentLayer property 149
properties 147
resizeBy() method 150
resizeTo() method 150
siblingAbove property 149
siblingBelow property 149
src property (ii) 149
top property 147
visibility property (ii) 147
zIndex property 147
layer-background-color
style property 138
layer-background-image
style property 138
layers
of HTML content 115
see also positioned content 115
layers array 144
left
text align value 68
left property
for positioning content 128
of layer object 147
length
units 93
line height
style sheet property 65
line-through
text decoration value 66
linking
font definition files 204
to style sheets 27
list style type
style sheet property 90
list-item
display value 89
lists
display properties 89
load() method
of the layer object 151
loading
onLoad handler for positioned content 139
positioned content 151
lowercase
text transform value 67

M

margins
overview 44
precedence 41
properties in style sheets 72
margins()
function 72
medium
font size 60
methods
in layer object 149
modifying
positioned content with JavaScript 142
moveAbove() method
of layer objects 151
moveBelow() method
of layer objects 151
moveBy() method
of layer objects 150
moveFish()
example function 170
movefish2()
example function 174
moveTo() method
of layer objects 150
moveToAbsolute() method
of layer objects 150
moving
blocks of content incrementally 150
positioned content to a fixed position 150

N

name property
for positioning content 127
of layer objects 147
named style
for positioning content 118
Navigator 4.0
syntax for positioning content 117
nesting
blocks of positioned content 116
normal
white space value 92

O

objects
document 144
layer 144
onBlur attribute
of positioned content 139
onFocus
attribute of positioned content 139
event handler 154
onLoad
animated gifs 158
attribute of positioned content 139
event handler for positioned content 154
example in positioned content 182
onMouseOut
event handler for positioned content 154
onMouseOver
event handler for positioned content 154
example in positioned content 182
ordered lists
display properties 89

P

padding
in block level elements 47
style sheet properties 74
padding()
function 74
pageX property
for positioning content 131
of layer objects 147
pageY property
for positioning content 131
of layer objects 147
parent elements
in style sheets 22
parentLayer property 149
plugins
in positioned content 141
POINT-SIZE attribute 205
position
absolute 124
of content 128
relative 124
position property
for positioning content 124
for styles 119
positioned content
<LAYER> tag 121
<NOLAYER> 140
above property 135
absolute position 124
animating 156
applets 141
attributes 126
background color 137
background image 138
below property 135
changing wrapping width example 194
clip property 134
creating dynamically 151
defining position of 128
dynamically positioning 115
event handling 153
example of changing clipping region of 182
example of changing stacking order 171
example of contracting 190
example of expanding 190
expanding colored squares example 182
forms 141
height property 134
ID 127
in Communicator 117
in Navigator 4.0 117
inflow 124
inline 124
introduction 115
layer object 144
left property 128
name property 127
nesting 116
onBlur attribute 139
onFocus attribute 139
onLoad attribute 139
onLoad handlers 158
onMouseOut attribute 139
onMouseOver attribute 139
pageX property 131
pageY property 131
plugins 141
position property 119
properties 126
properties that can be accessed or modified in scripts 146
relative position 124
scripts 155
source-include property 131
specifying external content 131
specifying stacking order 135
src property 131
top property 128
using JavaScript to access 142
visibility property 136
W3C specification 117
width property 133
wrapping width 133
writing 152
Z-index attribute 135
positioning
content, W3C specification 117
HTML content 115
pre
white space value 92
precedence
of horizontal dimensions 41
properties
of layer object 147

R

relative
position value 125
positioned content 124
relative-size
font size 60
replaced elements 48
resetPole()
example function 176
resizeBy() method
of layer objects 150
resizeTo() method
of layer objects 150
resizing
blocks of positioned content incrementally 150
blocks of positioned content to specific size 150
restacking blocks of content
moveAbove() method 151
moveBelow() method 151
right
text align value 68

S

scripts
for accessing positioned content 142
in positioned content 155
setTimeout() function 156
setting
margins 44
padding 47
width in style sheets 44
show
visibility value 136
showForm()
example function 170
siblingAbove property 149
siblingBelow property 149
small
font size 60
source
changing for positioned content 151
source-include property 131
src property
for positioning content 131
of layer objects 149
stacking order
example of changing for positioned content 171
of positioned content 135
strict
cascading style sheet syntax 18
STYLE
attribute 54
style sheets
<BODY> tag 23
<LINK> 52
<SPAN> 53
<STYLE> 52
align 79
and content positioning 122
background color 88
background image 86
background properties 85
background property for positioning content 138
background-color property of positioned content 137
block level formatting 72
border color 77
border style 77
border width settings 75
CLASS attribute 55
classification properties 89
clear 84
color 85
combining 38
comments 51
contextual selection 33
creating 24
defining in external files 27
definining classes of styles 28
example 95
float 79
font family 61
font properties 59
font size 59
font style 63
font weight 63
formatting block level elements 40
height property 134
HTML tags 52
ID attribute 56
in Communicator 16
inheritance 22
introduction 15
JavaScript properties 58
JavaScript syntax 19
left property 128
line height 65
list style type 90
margin settings 72
new HTML tags 54
padding settings 74
setting border characteristics 46
source-include property 131
STYLE attribute 54
text align 68
text color 85
text decoration 66
text indent 70
text properties 64
text transform 67
top property 128
unique styles 32
units 93
visibility property 136
white space 92
width 78
width property 133
Z-index
Style Sheets Ink 95
styles
assigning 24
defining with <STYLE> 25
for individual elements 36
ID 32
unique 32
suppressing placeholder icons 159

T

tags
JavaScript style sheet syntax 58
text align
style sheet property 68
text color 85
text decoration
style sheet property 66
text indent
style sheet property 70
text properties
in style sheets 64
text transform
style sheet property 67
top property
for positioning content 128
of layer objects 147

U

underline
text decoration value 66
unique styles 32
for positioning content 118
units
color 94
for style sheet properties 93
length 93
unordered lists
display properties 89
uppercase
text transform value 67

V

visibility property
for positioning content 136
of layer objects 147
visible area
of positioned content 134

W

W3C
fonts and the web 207
specification for positioning content 117
specification for style sheets 17
web fonts 201
WEIGHT attribute 205
white space
style sheet property 92
width
changing of a block of positioned content using load() method 151
overview (style sheets) 44
precedence 41
style sheet property 78
width property
for positioning content 133
wrapping width
example of changing in positioned content 194
of positioned content 133
writing
positioned blocks of content 152

X

x-large
font size 60
x-small
font size 60
xx-large
font size 60

Z

Z-index property
for positioning content 135
zIndex property
of layer objects 147


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