Gap between the lines in a table - ASP.Net

Posted on 2010-08-25
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have a column in a table, the gap between the first and second lines should be very less.
Find attached the grid and code.

Could someone help me.

Question by:cimscims
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Accepted Solution

hehdaddy earned 500 total points
ID: 33523979
If you are using a stylesheet try different line-height values on the hyperlink tag. That should allow you to push the lines closer together. An example would be:

    line-height: 10px;


You may have to play with the numbers to get it right.

Author Comment

ID: 33524743
line-height did not work. Is there any way? I tried giving cellpadding and cellspacing, both provide the spave between two records..but it will not solve my problem.

Expert Comment

ID: 33525757
try border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" for the table(not for tr)
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Author Comment

ID: 33527028
This will not work. The wrapped lines and rows will look similar. I just need to reduce the gap between the wrapped lines(in a single TD) and keep some space between the rows using cellspacing and cellpadding.

Expert Comment

ID: 33527466
Here is some sample markup that comes from an ASP.NET page I made with a fixed width table and an ASP.NET HyperLink control.

I applied a line-height to the "a" tag and it worked. You can squish/expand it as much as you want.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
      <style type="text/css">
                  line-height: 13px;
    <form method="post" action="lt01.aspx" id="form1">
<div class="aspNetHidden">
<input type="hidden" name="__VIEWSTATE" id="__VIEWSTATE" value="/wEPDwUKLTQxNDA4MzY4MmRkVxiWO84XT7udX5VqjBTRJK12GvcvQL5GbNNBAWuyIJ8=" />
            <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" width="200">
                        <td style="width: 100px;">Test
                        <td style="width: 100px;">
                              <a id="hl1" href="">
                              This is a lot of text that should wrap over at least two lines of text.


Author Comment

ID: 33530460
sorry hehdaddy. I didn't see your post unitl i signed into EE..i couldn't try your solution as i got it worked with the below code. But it is your idea of using line-height. Thank you.

What i have done is

<td width="42%">
         <td style="line-height:14px">
              <asp:hyperlink ........... ></asp:hyperlink>


Author Closing Comment

ID: 33530461
Worked. Thanks.

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