INTRO

INTRO

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Intro to the Designer

Intro to the Designer

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Intro to HTML & CSS

Intro to HTML & CSS

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HTML Structure

HTML Structure

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WEB STRUCTURE

WEB STRUCTURE

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The Box Model

The Box Model

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Element Hierarchy

Element Hierarchy

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Navigator Panel

Navigator Panel

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ELEMENTS

ELEMENTS

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Element Panel

Element Panel

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Container

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Buttons & Links

Buttons & Links

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Link Block

Link Block

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Text Link

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Typography

Typography

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Heading

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Paragraph

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Rich Text

Rich Text

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Text Block

Text Block

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Block Quote

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List

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Media

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Image

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Image File Types

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Image Resolution

Image Resolution

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Assets Panel

Assets Panel

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Video

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Background Video

Background Video

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Components

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Intro to Forms

Intro to Forms

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Styling Forms

Styling Forms

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Navbar

Navbar

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Styling a Navbar

Styling a Navbar

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Navbar Menu Button

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Slider

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Tabs

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Lightbox

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Map

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Dropdown

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Social Media Buttons

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Custom Code Embed

Custom Code Embed

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Symbols

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Styling Basics

Styling Basics

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Intro to Style Panel

Intro to Style Panel

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HTML Tags

HTML Tags

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Classes

Classes

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Combo Classes

Combo Classes

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Text Style Inheritance

Text Style Inheritance

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Style Manager

Style Manager

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States

States

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Transitions

Transitions

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Color Picker & Swatches

Color Picker & Swatches

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Color Values

Color Values

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Layout Basics

Layout Basics

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Intro to Web Layout

Intro to Web Layout

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Display Settings

Display Settings

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Padding & Margin

Padding & Margin

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Width & Height Units

Width & Height Units

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Floats & Clears

Floats & Clears

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Flexbox & Grid

Flexbox & Grid

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Intro to Flexbox

Intro to Flexbox

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Centering elements with Flexbox

Centering elements with Flexbox

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Equal height layouts with Flexbox

Equal height layouts with Flexbox

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Grid layouts overview

Grid layouts overview

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Flexbox vs. Grid

Flexbox vs. Grid

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Advanced Layout

Advanced Layout

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Positioning Overview

Positioning Overview

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Relative Positioning

Relative Positioning

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Absolute Positioning

Absolute Positioning

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Fixed Positioning

Fixed Positioning

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Z-Index

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Overflow

Overflow

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Styling Typography

Styling Typography

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Intro to Web Typography

Intro to Web Typography

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Typography Units

Typography Units

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Line Height

Line Height

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Advanced Typography Styles

Advanced Typography Styles

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Google Fonts

Google Fonts

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Custom Fonts

Custom Fonts

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Text Shadow

Text Shadow

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Background & Border Styles

Background & Border Styles

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Background Styles Overview

Background Styles Overview

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Background Image

Background Image

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Background Gradient

Background Gradient

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Border

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Border Radius

Border Radius

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Box Shadow

Box Shadow

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3D Styles

3D Styles

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Intro to 3D

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3D Perspective

3D Perspective

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2D & 3D Transforms

2D & 3D Transforms

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EFFECTS

EFFECTS

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Opacity

Opacity

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Responsive Design

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Lesson info

Lesson info

Sometimes, you might have a lot of content in a parent element that has a limited width or height. By default, the content will remain visible outside of the parent element’s bounds. With the overflow property, you can decide how to handle that overflowing content.

In this video, we’ll cover how to apply the 4 overflow properties of:

  1. ‍Visible: the default
  2. Hidden: clip the content
  3. ‍Scroll: always display scrollbars
  4. ‍Auto: displays scrollbars if content overflows

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Transcript

By default, elements are set to show Overflow. In other words, anything that goes outside the boundary of that element is still visible. That's why the default property is set to visible. The other options let us override that.

We'll cover three of the additional Overflow properties aside from visible: Hidden, Scroll, and Auto.

Hidden clips content that Overflows. Here's a section with some content inside that's partially outside its boundary. If we select the section, and we set Overflow to Hidden, this content is clipped. Let's switch back to visible, and we can see the elements that Overflow outside of the boundary. Back to Hidden? We get the idea.

That's Hidden.

Let's do Scroll. Here's a div block which has a set height. And right now there's more text inside than will fit inside the boundary of the div block. With the div block selected, we can set the Overflow to Hidden. Go to Preview, just as expected, it's clipped — the Overflow is Hidden. But we can't get to the text underneath. Back out of Preview, and with our div block selected, we can set the Overflow to Scroll. And if we go back into Preview this time, we can now Scroll to access the text that was originally clipped off.

That's Scroll.

Finally, let's talk about Auto. Depending on your browser or Scrollbar settings, setting Overflow to Scroll can sometimes display a Scrollbar, even when it's not necessary (even when there's not enough content to go past the element boundary). Auto will display a Scrollbar only if the Overflow is clipped. It's a good way to ensure you don't have a useless Scrollbar when your content doesn't need it.

So. Overflow: Hidden? Clips off content outside the element's boundary. Overflow: Scroll? Let's us Scroll through content — on some browsers with some settings, we see a Scrollbar. And Overflow: Auto? Only shows a Scrollbar (on those browsers with those settings) if the Overflow is actually clipped.