>... I'm confused by your response. I just want a regular old
>list-generated bullet--no image involved.
I probably wrote too briefly to be clear--"my"
(actual credits due to longer-term members of
this list) method could be used for "regular"
bullets if you created an image of the one you
The advantage of turning off the browser bullet,
> list-style-type: none;
and adding a background bullet image,
> margin-top: 0em;
> margin-bottom: 0em;
> padding: 0 0 0 20px;
> background: url("whatever.gif") no-repeat 0px .6em;
is that the result is entirely within the li
(but aligns like an outside bullet) so it is
not so easily lost in whitespace covered by
another element. I have seen variations on this
in alistapart and, as can be seen in the other
responses you got, there are many ways to attack
the "misplaced bullets" problem.
A disadvantage, of course, is that it is hard to
avoid spending time being creative about the dot
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