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Old 03-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Sian Mountbatten
 
Default HTML vertical gap

I have a description list which has a number of items which document
values in a program. I want to group the items such that the groups are
separated by a bit of vertical space. How do I do that? That is, I want
a bit of vertical space in a definition list. Do I create an empty item?
Or what?

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Old 03-12-2012, 08:10 PM
 
Default HTML vertical gap

Sian Mountbatten said:

I have a description list which has a number of items which document
values in a program. I want to group the items such that the groups are
separated by a bit of vertical space. How do I do that? That is, I want
a bit of vertical space in a definition list. Do I create an empty item?
Or what?

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Not sure I follow the question, if your using something like the <ul> tag. Try putting each group in it's own list and put each list in a table cell. Doing it this way means you can use the table tags for spacing. You can define table/cell height, cellpadding, cellspacing

HTML tables give you a lot of control over the display of your content. If your not familiar with HTML Tables you will want to look into align and valign too!


Example:

<Table>
<Tr>
<Td>

<ul>
<li> Item One </li>
<li> Item Two </li>
<li> Item Three </li>
</ul>

</Td>
<Td>

<ul>
<li> Item Four </li>
<li> Item Five </li>
<li> Item Six </li>
</ul>

</Td>
</Tr>
</Table>
 

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