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using video image in links

 7:17 pm on Dec 26, 2006 (gmt 0)


Im trying to put an image before or after a link to give my visitors the idea what is about, example yahoo, left column services.

My css
background-image: url(images/ex.gif );
background-position: left;
background-repeat: no-repeat;
padding-left: 5px;}

my html
<div class="ex" title=""><a href="red-widgets/">Red widgets</a></div>

My problem is when i use it in the middle of a sentence it goes the next line after i close div instead keep going on same line



 9:44 pm on Dec 26, 2006 (gmt 0)


white-space: nowrap;



 11:39 pm on Dec 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thanks rock but didnt work :(

i cant edit my post but my example should look like this
Some text<div class="ex" title=""><a href="red-widgets/">Red widgets</a></div>some text.



 1:32 am on Dec 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

div is a block-level element, so the browser is behaving correctly in this instance. If you want to have this occur inline, then you must use an inline-element such as a span, for example:

Some text<[b]span[/b] class="ex" title=""><a href="red-widgets/">Red widgets</a><[b]/span[/b]>some text.

Of course, it may not be necessary to add the extra span at all - have you tried applying the styles directly to the anchor itself?

Some text <a [b]class="ex"[/b] href="red-widgets/">Red widgets</a> some text.


 11:51 am on Dec 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

I tried this and it worked

<a class="ex" href="red-widgets/">Red widgets</a>

Thank you encyclo

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