When you use the Paragraph tag in HTML, specify the width of the paragraph in absolute or percentage terms using a cascading style sheet element, and then apply the element to one or more paragraphs on the Web page. For example, add the following between thetags in your HTML document: and add the following between the tags:
This is a narrow paragraph
This paragraph extends up to 700px wide.
To apply a single width to all paragraphs, use:
Expressing Width as a Percentage
When you specify width as a percentage, the percentage applies to the width of the parent object. For example, consider the following:
This is narrow text