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There are many ways to mark up a form, including using a table or the label tag. Take a look at these methods and tips to ensure your forms are structured so they benefit the user and the site owner. Also covered are some CSS techniques to customize the forms. (From the book Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook, by Dan Cederholm, from Apress, 2004, ISBN: 1590593812.)

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August 23, 2004
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Web Forms
  2. · Method B: Tableless, but Cramped
  3. · The label E
  4. · Defining Style
  5. · tabindex Attribute
  6. · Styling Forms
  7. · Using label
  8. · Use fieldset to Group Form Sections
  9. · Three-dimensional legend

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Finally, let’s apply some CSS to the tag, creating a three-dimensional box effect that appears connected to the border created by the <fieldset> element.

#thisform {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  font-size: 12px;
  color: #999;
  }


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