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can I use vertical align on inline-block and block level elements?

what type of elements can I use vertical align on? I set vertical-align middle to my header li in CSS, but nothing happen. ONly when I used negative numbers did the element actucally align to middle?

2 Answers

Yes you can use vertical align on inline-block and block level elements.

Vertical Align Property Values: baseline length % sub super text-top middle bottom text-bottom initial inherit

Please add your code here and we can help you further.


I need to center my (ul#messageList img) element to my (#messageList li p) located on my left side of page. I have somewhat centered it with adding equal padding-bottom and padding-top, but I cannot center using vertical align property or other method?

Jeffrey Ruder
Jeffrey Ruder
6,408 Points

Here is an article that gives a decision tree for how to center horizontal and vertical elements, depending on whether they are inline block, inline, or block.

It seems like the answer is yes, but it's a little complicated.