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Re: [proper css formatting]

From: Brian Kavanaugh <bkavanaugh@usa.net>
Date: 8 Apr 2001 11:43:54 CDT
Message-ID: <20010408164354.18838.qmail@nwcst280.netaddress.usa.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
"Timothy J. Luoma" <tjlists@bigfoot.com> wrote:
> 
> I am brand new to CSS and cannot find the answer to this question
elsewhere.
> 
> Is this formatting valid?
> 
> (It is used in an external CSS file)
> 
> 
> body {
> 	background-color: #87CEFA 	;
> 	background-image: none 		;
> 	background: 	#87CEFA 	;
> 	margin-left: 	1cm 		;
> 	margin-right: 	1cm 		;
> 	}
> 
> 
> I find it much easier to read/edit/debug when written in this fashion (i.e.
> everything tab aligned).
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> TjL

If you are referring to the white space, that's not a problem. These two are
duplicates, so you don't need both:
	background-color: #87CEFA 	;
 	background: 	#87CEFA 	;

Also, this one isn't necessary, either:
 	background-image: none 		;

You would probably be better off using another unit of measurement for these:
 	margin-left: 	1cm 		;
 	margin-right: 	1cm 		;

Here's a couple of websites you may find useful:
http://www.webreview2.com/style/
http://richinstyle.com/

Regards,

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