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what is the value of star in css?


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/* CSS Document */*{line-height:12px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px;}body {margin:0;}ul, li, p, span, div, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, form, input {margin:0; padding:0;}

I downloaded a css template from internet the first line of css starts with ' * ' and some properties as shown below what does this mean? *{line-height:12px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px;}

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e.g:

*{padding:0px}

This willAssign

padding:0px

to all elements in the document.The Asterisk, is normaly used to reset all element's margin and padding to: 0px. Elements (e.g: <h1>) that already have default value of padding/margin, ll be reset to zero pixel (0px).

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