View Full Version : DIV height of 5px does not work in IE6
05-09-2007, 06:07 PM
I am using this code to get a div to sit with a 5px height:
margin: 0 0 10px 0;
No problems in IE7 or Firefox but good old IE6 does not like it. Does anybody have any ideas?
05-09-2007, 06:50 PM
05-09-2007, 09:06 PM
Hello BonRouge, you are suggesting this fix:
Just for your information, I have had problems with the font-size: 0 method when the div needs to go below 2px in height. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.
When trying to make a div small in height, it also seems to matter whether the div is empty or not. Even a single comment node can make difference.
One might also consider using overflow: hidden as an alternative which for some reason seems to be working also for divs smaller than 2px.
05-10-2007, 12:07 AM
the problem is this cool little thing that you need to put px behind a font-size: 0;
you might need to adjust line height as well but maybe not.
05-10-2007, 04:24 AM
Yeah, those methods both work too. I should add those to my page. I didn't realize that there were problems with just setting the font-size to 0 though. I've never seen problems with that.
You don't need to put 'px' after '0' at all. '0' is '0' in any unit.
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