Optical illusion magic : visual tricks & amusements by Michael A. DiSpezio

By Michael A. DiSpezio

Cool distortions, a puzzling parallel development, afterimages, three-D foolery, flip-flopping faces, and different optical illusions will “trick” you into seeing what isn’t there. “More entire and informative than such a lot children’s books at the topic, this enjoyable, enlightening quantity may be useful for initiatives and enjoyable for browsing.”—Booklist. “High caliber colour photographs... easy language...fun to read.”—Mathematics instructor.

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element and appear in the browser window. You can find a working example of this in the backgroundImages folder in this chapter’s source files. html file in a text editor and you’ll find some simple code that displays a picture of a cat. png"); }

Figure 1-11 shows how the HTML code loads the image file and displays it in a web browser. Figure 1-11. Load an image into an element with the background image property 37 Chapter 1 Now that you know how to load one image, let’s load two more and learn how to position them in the browser.

Here’s the CSS code that styles the image in our example. img { width: 250px; height: auto; border-style: dashed; border-width: 2px; border-color: navy; padding: 10px; } The code makes the image a little smaller by changing its width. The height matches the change in width automatically to maintain the image’s proportion. The image is surrounded with a two-pixel-wide, navy border with a dashed line style. It also adds 10 pixels of padding between the image and the border. Figure 1-6 illustrates the effect of this code on the image.

When the mouse leaves the area of the tag, the link’s colors return to normal. All elements have a background-color property, and it can be used to change the background color of any element. a:hover is a feature of CSS called a pseudo-class. Pseudo-classes let you achieve special effects like this. You can always recognize a pseudo-class because the element name is separated by the effect name with a colon. There are a few more useful pseudo-classes you can use with the tag: ■ a:visited: The color the link should be if it’s been clicked before.

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