CSS, if used correctly, can greatly extend your ability to create attractive Web designs. Current browsers have good support for CSS standardsa definite improvement over the older versions. CSS is also of benefit to users with disabilities who may find presentational HTML hard to display.
Dreamweaver MX 2004 lets you define and edit styles through a menu interface, making it easy to apply styles to text, create boxes, or even lay out a page. You can create a custom class style, redefine the appearance of an HTML tag, or employ CSS selectors for more precise definition. Dreamweaver MX 2004's code view for CSS lets you utilize the full power of CSS in your designs.
With this latest release of Dreamweaver 2004, you can also edit your styles using the new Tag Inspector, which is featured in Chapter 1, "What's New in Dreamweaver MX 2004." Also in Chapter 1, I discuss some of the vast improvements when it comes to CSS-P Tableless layouts.