How to Control List  <LI> position verticle and horizontal

Posted on 2004-08-05
Last Modified: 2009-02-23
How do you control the horizontal position (spacing) of <li> in a css? I don't like the default spacing, it indents way too much for my taste! Also is there a way to control the verticle spacing from the top and bottom  of the list?? By this I mean the space before and after the <ul> & </ul>
Question by:894359

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ID: 11728386
Use CSS:

      ul { margin: 0px; }
      li { margin-left: -20px; }
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seanpowell earned 500 total points
ID: 11728611
Hmmm - that will probably throw the list outside the browser window in IE.

Also, you need both margin and padding on the list item to accomodate Moz browsers, etc.

<style type="text/css">

      border:1px solid black;





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