CSS - hid fourth row in table?

Posted on 2014-03-17
Last Modified: 2014-03-17
can anyone tell how to hide the Brokers link in the table below using CSS?


      <div align="center">
        <table width="768"  height="50" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#990000">
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="index.php" class="nav">
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Home</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="businesses-type-all-state-NSW.htm" class="nav">
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Sydney</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="businesses-type-all-state-QLD.htm" class="nav">
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Brisbane</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="brokers.php" class="nav"> 
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Brokers</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="services.php" class="nav"> 
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Services</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="contact.php" class="nav">
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Contact</span></font></a></td>
            <td width="96" class="navcell"><a href="disclaimer.php" class="nav">
            <font color="#D0C96C"><span style="display: block">Disclaimer</span></font></a></td>

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Question by:sabecs
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by:Kyle Hamilton
ID: 39935670
i dont know why your styles are inline, but if you want an inline style, apply this rule to whatever element you want to hide


Author Comment

ID: 39935682
Thanks for your help, much appreciated.

It's an old website and the above table is in hundreds of files, I was after a quick way to add something to a common CSS file to hide the  4th row, is this possible?

I don't want to spend time removing from hundreds of files as site will be updated shortly, my customer wants one page removed urgently.
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by:Tom Beck
ID: 39935683
With css you could do this:

.navcell a[href='brokers.php'] {
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Author Comment

ID: 39935685
Thanks Tom, that is almost perfect, is there a way to change the width to 0 as  <td width="96" is still taking up space?
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Tom Beck earned 500 total points
ID: 39935687
You could hide the whole td if it's always the fourth td as long as there is only one row in the table.

.navcell:nth-of-type(4) {

Older versions of IE will have trouble with this.
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by:Tom Beck
ID: 39935699
As a way to handle IE less than v9 you could add both rules.

.navcell a[href='brokers.php'] {

.navcell:nth-of-type(4) {

Then at least the link will be gone in older IE versions (though the td will still take up space).

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ID: 39935700
Thanks Tom, that is perfect.

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