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Re: block formatting

From: Peter Fraterdeus <peterf@dol.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 1997 09:38:40 -0500
Message-Id: <v03102804b014d3e567ce@[]>
To: www-style@w3.org
>Nico Schirwing writes:
> > I was looking for a way to do a "block formatting" of my text with 
> > the help of CSS. But it seems there are only options to align the 
> > text left, right or centered.
>Do you want justification? Try:
>  BODY { text-align: justify }
>I believe it works in the 4.0 browsers.

But just because it's there doesn't mean it's a good idea to use it!
Justification should be avoided onscreen due to the low spacing resolution of the medium which leads to serious spacing problems.


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