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Mark Lawson6,148 Points
He touches on the subject of display: inline and the fact you cannot add width of top and bottom margin to the items. Whats going on here? Why can you not apply these styles to inline styles?
I think it is because a inline element flows with the other content on the page and it can't break out of the normal document flow. Because of that you can't apply a style that forces a change in this flow, like margin-top and margin-bottom.
Cindy LeaCourses Plus Student 6,497 Points
From what Im reading, if you use margins with inline elements, it will have no effect.
one site: This property has no effect on non-replaced inline elements, like <tt> or <span>.