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Q: css question: how to change paragraph spacing ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: css question: how to change paragraph spacing
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: bugbear-ga
List Price: $12.00
Posted: 15 Nov 2006 20:44 PST
Expires: 15 Dec 2006 20:44 PST
Question ID: 783141
By default, a p tag inserts some amount of vertical space between
paragraphs. How in css can I increase or decrease this space?  I know
line-height controls leading between individual lines.  What controls
space between paragraphs?
Subject: Re: css question: how to change paragraph spacing
Answered By: mvguy-ga on 15 Nov 2006 23:05 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars

You can use margin-top or margin-bottom to adjust the space between
elements, including paragraphs. (You can also use padding-top and
padding-bottom, but then you can't use negative values like you can
when adjusting the margin.)

The amount of space between paragraphs can be adjusted either a fixed
amount (as in pixels) or a percentage of the element size.

An example of a margin adjustment in action can be seen on this page:

Changing the spacing between paragraphs

Examples can also be found on this page:

CSS Margin

More about margins can be found here:

Complete CSS Guide: Margin properties

I hope you find this information fully answers your question.



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bugbear-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00

Subject: Re: css question: how to change paragraph spacing
From: mvguy-ga on 25 Nov 2006 19:52 PST
Thanks for the positive rating on the tip.

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