Fine Point #9: Pad the Image Space

When you place an image into a document and align it left or right, any text you have will simply hug itself around the image. This fine point nudges the text away from the graphic, giving it more space and reducing the clutter on the web page.

Now this can be easily accomplished by changing what is called the VSPACE and HSPACE of an image. Sound familiar? Probably not, Home Page has not yet incorporated this option. Despite that, it is easily done.

Which of the following looks better?

With VSPACE=10 and HSPACE=10

Here's how to do it with Home Page | Netscape Composer

This page was designed by Dan McDowell for the Triton and Patterns Projects of San Diego Unified School District. Last updated July 5, 1999.

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