Positioning HTML Elements with Cascading Style Sheets

W3C Working Draft - 2 September 1999

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Robert Stevahn, Hewlett Packard Co.
Scott Furman, et.al., Netscape Communications Corp.
Scott Isaacs, et.al., Microsoft Corp.


The HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a simple markup language used to create hypertext documents that are portable from one platform to another. HTML documents are SGML documents with generic semantics that are appropriate for representing information from a wide range of applications. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a style sheets language that can be applied to HTML to control the style of a document: which fonts and colors to use, how much white space to insert, etc. The following specification extends CSS to support the positioning and visibility of HTML elements in three-dimensional space. Familiarity with both CSS1 and HTML 3.2 are assumed.

Status of this document

This document has been superseded.

The information in this document was incorporated into the CSS2 Recommendation, published 12 May 1998. The latest verison of the CSS2 Recommendation is available at http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2.

A list of current W3C Recommendations and other technical documents can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR.