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remove margin around checkbox

Posted on 2006-07-10
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Hello, I'd like to remove margin around checkboxes on I.E. I tried to remove it by  class="check"

Inside style sheet
.check{
margin: 0px;
border: 0px;
}
But I could not...

Do you know a better way to remove margin around checkboxes??

portal123
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by:Eternal_Student
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Have you tried setting the margin for the checkbox to a negative value?

I wouldnt really advise that but I know no other way.
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GrandSchtroumpf earned 250 total points
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Add some background color and you'll see it's not margin:

.check{
  margin: 0px;
  border: 0px;
  background: red;
}

It's some sort of padding... but it cannot be removed with "padding: 0;":

.check{
  margin: 0px;
  padding: 0px;
  border: 0px;
  background: red;
}
^----- that does not change anything.


The workaround is to use negative margins:

.check{
  margin: 0px;
  border: 0px;
}

* html .check{
  margin: 0 -2px 0 -3px;
}
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by:portal123
ID: 17079421
Thanks both guys.

I use negative margin and it works well.

Best Wish, portal123
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