Dave M G wrote:
> Roger ,
> Thank you for responding.
>> I'm betting something else is wrong.
> You were right. I was cleaning up my code in order to upload it so that
> you could see it, and in doing so, I gained more insight to the problem.
> I hadn't accurately described my code. My code actually looks like this:
> <div id="test">
> <span>I don't want this seen</span>
> <li><span>a list thing</span></li>
> So the CSS seems to have been going from the initial <span> all the way
> through to the </span> in the last <li> tag. Knowing this, I can control
> the problem.
> This still strikes me as odd, however. Shouldn't the CSS that is applied
> to a <span> stop at the first instance of a closing </span> tag, not the
> outermost one?
I'd think it would, but a <span> is not a block element. It is usually
contained IN a block element, such as a paragraph. What happens if you
wrap the span in a <p></p> tag and modify your CSS accordingly?
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