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  1. #1
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    Vertically Centering Text and Images

    I'm having trouble vertically centering both images and text together.
    Here is the (untidied) code I'm using for testing purposes:

    <div style="float:right;clear:right;font-weight:normal;height:26px;line-height:1.9">
    <img src="images/esp_flag.gif" width="21" height="16" style="vertical-align:middle;margin-top:-3px" /> Espaņol | <img src="images/chn_flag.gif" width="21" height="16" style="vertical-align:middle;margin-top:-3px" /> 中文简体</div></div>
    And here's how they look in the 2 main browsers:

    The vertical-align:middle works for firefox but not IE. Can anyone tell me what I need to add to get everything vertically centered properly?
    Thank you.

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    Senior Coder jerry62704's Avatar
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    I would move the css to the head section of the page. Then I would add a IE hack to add a top padding. Once I got it working, I would then move the css to its own file.

    The hack might look like this:

    #yourdivid or img or .yourclass {
    _padding-top: 3px; }

    where you adjust the size to where you want it.
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