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Styling Unordered List Syntax Question

     
5:00 pm on Mar 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I was having a problem styling a list for firefox 2. I finally solved it by replacing:

#search_results ul {
clear:both;
}

with:

ul#search_results {
clear:both;
}

Is one more reliable than the other?

5:58 pm on Mar 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

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They mean different things.

First, is an unordered list inside some parent element, where that parent element has an ID of search_results.

Second, is an unordered list that itself has an ID of search_results, directly attached to it.