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Re: [css-d] difference between class and id selectors

Sent by Rijk van Geijtenbeek on 31 January 2002 04:04


On Thursday, January 31, 2002, Ian wrote:

>> To put it another way, are there circumstances in which one would always
>> use an ID selector and not a CLASS selector (or vice versa)?

You could always use classes instead of ID, if you want to. ID is
only really needed when you want to reference an element in a script.

> ID is a unique selector. . .you can only use a particular value for and ID
> once on a page.

The current browsers don't actually mind if you reuse an ID value on a
page for styling multiple elements, but it is unwise to rely on that
behavior. 



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 Rijk                            [EMAIL-REMOVED]

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