1 The default behavior of words within a text paragraph, which are longer than its container. They simply overflow its boundaries. This is closely related to the overflow property. As soon as it is set to hidden, the text gets clipped, at auto the container becomes scrollable until the end of the text is reached.
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x The live example can be examined using an element inspector like Firefox’s Firebug. Many browsers already have such an inspector build in. In each case right click on the example and then select “Inspect element”. Now an area in your browser opens where you see the HTML code of the example on the left side and the CSS on the right side for further investigation.