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Miscellaneous CSS Constructs


This section discusses some miscellaneous constructs associated with style sheets.

/* comments */


Comments can be placed within style sheets. HTML comment syntax (<!-- comment -->) does not apply. However, HTML comments are often used to mask style blocks. Style sheets use the comment syntax used in C programming (/*comment*/).

Example


<style type="text/css">
p {font-face: Courier; font-size: 14pt; font-weight: bold; background-color: yellow;}
/*This style sheet was created at Demo Company, Inc.
All rights reserved.*/
</style>

! Important


This property specifies that a style takes precedence over any different, conflicting styles. A style specified as important by an author takes precedence over a rule set by an end user. This construct should be used sparingly.

Example


div {font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial ! important;}

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