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How can I hide the DIV completely?

Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a number of HTML elements in my page, which should be hidden by the click. It should work in all browsers. See the snippet. It works fine in FF, Opera, but doesn't work in IE. Why?
<p>This is the first paragraph.</p>
<div id='par'>This is what I want to hide: <input name="test" /></div>
<p>This is what should go up when the previous par is hidden.</p>
<input type="button" value="Hide" onclick="Hide(); return false;" />
<input type="button" value="Show" onclick="Show(); return false;" />
<script type='text/javascript'>
function Hide () {
	document.getElementById ('par').style.visibility = 'hidden';
	document.getElementById ('par').style.position = 'absolute';
function Show () {
	document.getElementById ('par').style.visibility = 'visible';
	document.getElementById ('par').style.position = 'relative';

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