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Change margin-top at <a href>

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Hello, If I set margin-top 30px; of the following image link by CSS. What do I need to??

<a href="b.html"><img src="a.jpg" border="1" width="300" height="100"></a>



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Question by:portal123
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by:rivusglobal
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Hi portal123,

Do you mean how can you specify CSS styles inline?  Use the style="" attribute.

<a href="b.html" style="margin-top: 30px"><img src="a.jpg" border="1" width="300" height="100"></a>
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by:portal123
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I'd like to keep top margin space 30px for href link

I put attribute margin-top:30px; in href tag with style. But, margin-top space could not be chnaged. I'd like to know how to make margin-top at <a href><img src="" border=""></a>

I made  like <a href="b.html" style="margin-top:30px; margin-left:50px;"><img src="a.jpg" border="1" width="300" height="100"></a>.

margin-left works, but margin-top does not work. I would like to know how to do this.
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GrandSchtroumpf earned 1600 total points
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http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/box.html#margin-properties
Quote:  <<These properties apply to all elements, but vertical margins will not have any effect on non-replaced inline elements.>>

Links are non-replaced inline elements.
Images are replaced elements, so you can set the margin on your image instead.
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by:justdriveon
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You can also make your link a block element using style="display: block".  Then you can use the margin-top attribute.
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by:GrandSchtroumpf
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> You can also make your link a block element using style="display: block".
But this has side effects.
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Thanks. I have one more question. If  lining up two elements horizontally like <a href="a.html"><img src="a.jpg"></a>&nbsp;<a href="b.html"><img src="b.jpg"></a>, How can I set up CSS attribute?
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by:GrandSchtroumpf
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What do you mean exactly?
First you should not use &nbsp; and use CSS instead.
And don't forget to supply an alt value for the images.
Example:

<span class="MyClass">
  <a href="a.html"><img src="a.jpg" alt="a"></a>
  <a href="b.html"><img src="b.jpg" alt="b"></a>
<span>

Then you define your styles in an external css file:

span.MyClass {
  white-space: nowrap;
}
span.MyClass img {
  margin-top: 50px;
  border: 1px solid red;
}
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