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The "CSS3 Text: Selection & Columns" Lesson is part of the full, Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:

CSS3 uses ellipses to control text overflow – and is supported by all browsers, even IE6! Text-selection in CSS3 uses a PSEUDO-ELEMENT to let you set text color and background color of the selection. Text columns in CSS3 has you set column width and set padding, or “gutters” around text and is set up to automatically flow/wrap to next column. Brief Q&A where he hits the reasons for using -moz, -webkit, -O and -MS prefixes, showing how they ensure the version of the specs your page will access. In addition to CSS3 columns, jQuery offers columns support too

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