Opposite of display:none

if I want to hide the any html blocks, i will apply the following to the surrounding tags
.hide{
display:none
}
but if I want to show the blocks by it default setting(no matter it is blocks or inline), what I should do?
.show{
??
}
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william007Asked:
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SnowFlakeCommented:
If I understand you correctly what you should do is remove the display settings alltogether.
i.e.

.show {
}

would be right.

there is no "default" or "inherited" value for the display style.

SnowFlake

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Saqib KhanSenior DeveloperCommented:
.show{
display:block;
}
ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
Anything but "nine" is oposite to none. It depends on the display bahavior you want to achieve.
Hier a list of options: http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_class_display.asp
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SnowFlakeCommented:
adilkhan,
read the OP's Q again,
he is aware if the block and inline values
and his Q is what he should do after having (for example)

<style>
  .hide {
    display:none;
  }

</style>

hello <span id=spn class="hide">brave <span>World
<span onclick="document.getElementById('spn').className='show';">Click To Show</span>

what should he have in his style rule for .show
adding
 .show{
display:block;
}

would cause the span to behave like a block element which is not the "default setting(no matter it is blocks or inline)"
that the OP is asking for.

b.t.w.
if done via direct assignment to the display style
then
document.getElementById('spn').style.display='none'; would hide the element
and document.getElementById('spn').style.display=''; would restore it to its default behavior.

SnowFlake
william007Author Commented:
Thanks:)
william007Author Commented:
By the way, Zvonko said, Anything but "nine" is oposite to none, I don't quite understand this...
ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
Its a typo. It should read: Anything but "none"
And I also did not understood the initial question corectly.
william007Author Commented:
oic:)
SnowFlakeCommented:
hmm... and I though that it was some form of saying no in german
that the browser accepted for some reason  :).

thanks for the grade and points.

SnowFlake
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