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In the latest part of our continuing series on style sheet properties, you'll learn about floats, fonts, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter four of Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference, Third Edition, written by Danny Goodman (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596527403). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Floats, Fonts, and Other Style Sheet Property References
  2. · Fonts
  3. · More on Fonts
  4. · Height

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height
IE 4 NN 4 Moz all Saf all Op all CSS 1

Inherited: No

Sets the height of a block-level, replaced, and positioned elementís content height (exclusive of borders, padding, and margins).

ime-mode

IE for Windows counts top and bottom margins, padding, and borders when calculating the height of an element until you reach IE 6 in standards-compatibility mode (see the DOCTYPE element in Chapter 1). When observing the CSS standards, the height applies to only the content portion of an element, irrespective of borders, padding, or margins.

CSS Syntax

height: length | percentage | auto

Value

See the discussion about length values at the beginning of this chapter. The setting of auto lets the browser determine the height of the element box based on the amount of space required to display the content.

Initial Value         auto

Example

div#announce {height: 240}
textarea {height: 90%}

Applies To

Navigator 4, all absolute-positioned elements; Internet Explorer 4, applet, div, embed, fieldset, hr , iframe , img , input , marquee , object , span , table , and textarea elements; Internet Explorer 5, Mozilla, Safari, and Opera, all elements except nonreplaced inline elements, table column elements, and column group elements.

Object Model Reference

[window.]document.getElementById("elementID").style.height

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