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Border Background Tutorial
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This is a short tutorial on how to set up your bordered backgrounds.
First let's start with the most common mistake that most people make when using borders.
Most people do not add the "table tags" in order to have the text aligned correctly. When using a border background, it is best to set a table tag so that the text on your page doesn't run into the border. If you allow the text to run into your border, you are not being fair to your viewers because it can be unreadable.
The Text should be aligned to the RIGHT of the border.
To do this set your table tag like this:
*NOTE. Replace all of the ( ) tags with the standard < > tags.
(HTML)(BODY)(BODY BACKGROUND="filename.jpg or .gif")(table width=75% align=right)(TR)(TD)Add your text here, and any graphics or midis you might want to include as well as links.
Then close all of your tags like this:
(/TD)(/TR)(/TABLE)(/body)(/html)
*NOTE. Replace all the ( ) tags with the standard < > tags!
Here are some other HTML sites that may help you, if need be.
A Beginner's Guide to HTML A Beginner's Guide to URLs
A Quick Guide to HTML and CGI Scripts All the HTML Commands
Almost Complete HTML Reference An Example Page That Makes Sense
Appendix on HTML Bad Style Page
Bare Bones Guide to HTML Beginner's Guide to Server Push
Carlos' FORMS Tutorial Complete HTML Information Page
Composing Good HTML Content Models in the HTML 2.0 and HTML 3.0 DTDs
Cool HTML with Netscape Creating HTML
Dark side of the HTML Elements of HTML Style
Gareth's Style Guide Harnessing the Power of the Web: A Tutorial
Help Building HTML Pages How do they do that with HTML?
How To Create High-Impact Documents HTML Assistance
HTML Authors Toolkit HTML Authors' Board
HTML Demonstration HTML Design Guide
HTML Documents: A Mosaic Tutorial HTML Style Guide
HTML, the complete guide HTML: Advanced usage
HTML Quick Reference HTML Reference Manual
HTML Tutorial Index - Guides to Writing HTML Documents
Index - HTML tags Japanese HTML Guide
Jim Massey's HTML Workbook Mosaic for X version 2.0 Fill-Out Form Support
Macmillan's HTML Workshop Manual practico de HTML Espanol
On-Line HTML training course OxigenO (En Espanol)
Paul's Design Guide to HTML 3.0 Recommended File Formats for WWW Documents
Table Basics
Tal's HTML Guide
The HTML3 Table Model The HTML Writers Guild Website
Using Mosaic Forms Wade's HTML Tutorial
Web Authoring Style Guide Webmaster Reference Library
Web Workshop, The WebSoc HTML primer
Writing Accessible HTML Documents Writing HTML Documents
Writing for the Web: A Primer for Librarians Writing HTML
WWW & HTML Developer's JumpStation WWW Style Manual
W3 Consortium's HTML page. Yale C/AIM WWW Style Manual

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