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why we called cascading style sheets

  • # January 19, 2010 at 3:18 am

    why we called cascading stylesheets?instead of calling stylesheets is there any meaning to add cascade to stylesheets?

    # January 19, 2010 at 8:58 am
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    The style sheet with the highest priority gets used to display the content. Declarations that are not set in the highest priority source, will get passed on by a source of lower priority such as the user agent style. This process is called cascading.

    - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascading_Stylesheets#Sources

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