Can't add top or bottom padding to a


I am finishing up a form and am having trouble adding padding to either the top or the bottom of a span.

I have no control over the HTML and the css hooks -- I can only use the existing HTML id's classes, etc.

I can wrap div around the entire form, if that will help.  but that's about it.

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I want to add approx 20px to the top padding of the text.

Any suggestions on how to do it?



span.cf_text {
    color: #333333;
    font-weight: bold;
span.cf_text {
    color: #333333;
    font-weight: bold;

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Rowby GorenAsked:
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This doesn't make sense.  You can't make changes to the HTML or the CSS?  What can you change, exactly?  

For instance, can you add a <p>&nbsp;</p> between the blocks instead of using padding?
A span tag is an inline element so top and botoom padding & margins don't have any effect on the content around it. If you put a border on the element you'll see it's there it just doesn't push anything else around. Try using a div or change the span display to block

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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
I figured that is the problem.   I will see if I can somehow dig into the HTML to do it.


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