Hi David, 

I am also new to code editing and am just starting to learn CSS. I wondered 
if you had any specific sites or user forums you've found that have been 
especially helpful in programming new Cascading Style Sheets?

Thanks!

Robyn P. 

On Friday, March 16, 2018 at 10:50:22 AM UTC-6, DavidWeinberger wrote:
>
> Nori,
>
> If you want to include it in the *.html file, you *could* put it after 
> <body> -- that'll work at least in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari (I didn't 
> try that Windows browser) -- but it *should* go between the <head> and 
> the </head> tags.
>
> I feel odd using the word "should" since part of my reaction to your 
> original question is: if you're more comfortable inserting formatting 
> commands directly into HTML tags, go ahead; it's likely that browsers are 
> going to continue to support deprecated markup because they don't want the 
> pages they display to look broken compared to how they look in other 
> browsers.
>
> But since you seem interested in learning CSS, I'd encourage you to do so.
>
>    - It makes it easier to change your mind: alter the definition of "p" 
>    once in your CSS and all instances will update. (Put a page's CSS 
>    definitions into its own file and by altering that file you can alter the 
>    look of multiple pages all at once.)  
>    
>    - It is intellectually elegant for it makes clear the distinctions 
>    between content, structure, and format.  
>    
>    - It's modern, so you don't have to worry (as much) about your code 
>    breaking once the syntax of your font stylings goes the way of the <blink> 
>    tag.
>    
>
> Once you get started with CSS, you'll discover all the ways it's 
> inelegant, or at least a pain in the butt, or at least counter-intuitive. 
> But that's why we have search engines and friendly conversational forums.
>
> Enjoy your exploration!
>
> David W.
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 10:37 AM, Nori Muster <norim...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> Thanks David - this may be a good alternative to learning CSS like 
>> everyone else recommended, but maybe it's about time I learn CSS anyway. 
>> Oh computers - why do you challenge me all the time?
>> Thank you for the code, Ill try it. Does <style> go up there above or 
>> below <body>? I'm guessing just below <body>.
>> Nori
>>
>>
>> On Friday, March 16, 2018 at 7:20:20 AM UTC-7, DavidWeinberger wrote:
>>>
>>> To save a click:
>>>
>>> To put style info into the HTML doc itself, in the <head> section you'd 
>>> add something like this:
>>>
>>> <style>
>>>   body{
>>>      font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif;
>>>   }
>>> </style>
>>>
>>> (The san-serif provides an alternative for browsers that don't have the 
>>> Helvetica font installed, which will be approximately 0% of browsers, I 
>>> believe.)
>>>
>>> David W.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:43:55 PM UTC-4, Jean-Christophe Helary 
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 16, 2018, at 9:53, Nori Muster <norim...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I know how to set a typeface using <font face=“helvetica”> </font>
>>>> But is there a way to change the whole document at the same time, like 
>>>> to put helvetica in the <body> line?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yes, it is a technology that's called CSS (cascading style sheets) and 
>>>> it's been around for a very long time.
>>>>
>>>> You may want to check the W3schools tutorials to get up to speed:
>>>> https://www.w3schools.com/Css/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Jean-Christophe Helary
>>>> -----------------------------------------------
>>>> http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune
>>>>
>>>>
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