1px high DIV in IE6

David Nash css, xhtml 2 Comments

Very occasionally I’ll use an empty DIV for decoration, and in CSS use height: 1px.

In IE6 to make this work you need to put comments inside the DIV, otherwise it’ll display at the height of the font you’re using.

<div class=”line”></div>


<div class=”line”><!– –></div>

You don’t need any line-height fixes in the CSS. Yes, it’ll add to your markup a bit, but you should probably be explaining why you’re using meaningless, empty DIVs anyway.

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