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how can i apply external css rule to a <div runat="server">?

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i've a <div> element on a .aspx page with some css rules defined in external .css file. It is working fine, but as soon as i add an attribute runat="server" inside <div>, the external css rule is not called. What could be the problem?
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Question by:AkhilBMin
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by:sajay_j
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Could you please send the codes within page or URL?
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by:AkhilBMin
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<!-- HTML Page Code -->
<div id="divInvalidPwd" runat="server" visible="false">
</div
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/* CSS */
#divInvalidPwd{position: relative; background-color: #FDFAF1; border: solid 1px #DAD9DA; height: 50px; width: 303px;}

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Apply the codes as below. Hope it would work..I am not getting any error out of it.
<!---------------------------------------------------*/
/* CSS -->
<style>
#divInvalidPwd{position: relative; background-color: #FDFAF1; border: solid 1px #DAD9DA; height: 50px; width: 303px;}
</style>
 
<!-- HTML Page Code -->
<div id="divInvalidPwd" runat="server" visible="false">
</div>

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<div id="divInvalidPwd" runat="server" visible="visible">
</div>
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by:AkhilBMin
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i actually need to put the css rulesets in an external .css file.
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using CLASS selector solved the problem, rather using ID selector !
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