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1. Download Firefox browser 2. Install Web Developer extension 3. Open one of your "old" HTML files 4. View source, click "Cleanup page" button 5. Check "replace FONT.....tags by CSS" box, then Refresh
Now you have a very neat and tidy piece of code, with all CSS dirty work done for you! At this point you can copy & paste resulting code and use it in your project and start figuring out what it's doing. I was amazed at how easily I was able to pick it up and start making changes on my own. When I wanted more information on a certain style it was a just a Google search away to many excellent CSS resources on web. I find it much easier to learn CSS if I get to apply modifications to existing code that I've been working on, and I think you will too.
I hope you find this article helpful and if you follow these steps you should be able to add CSS to your web site design toolbox in no time!
Written by Erich Bihlman, of Bihlman Consulting - PC and Internet Tutoring and Website Design in Prescott, Arizona. http://www.bihlman.com