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Web Design: A Complete Introduction 5 Web Graphics

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 63 pages.

This item is extracted from the book Web Design: A Complete Introduction

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This is Chapter 5, Web Graphics, from Web Design: A Complete Introduction. This chapter provides an introduction to Web graphics and the use of images on Web pages.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

First published 2006-10-27

Images are an essential element of many Web pages. In this chapter we look at the ways images are represented digitally, file formats in use on the Web and the markup required to include images in Web pages. We consider both bitmapped images and vector graphics.

Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Display and Storage of Images
  • Colour
  • Bitmapped
  • Vector Graphics
  • XHTML Markup for Images

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Web Design: A Complete Introduction is available for free download and provides more detailed information about the contents of this chapter.

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