Hot To Test Padding Spaces on All 4 Sides


Hot To Test Padding Spaces on All 4 Sides? - CSS Tutorials - HTML Formatting Model: Block, Inline and Floating Elements



If you want test padding spaces on 4 sides of a <P> tag, you can use the following HTML and CSS document. It allows you to specify padding spaces with different values and validate them with legend boxes.

<style type="text/css">
  H1 {font-size: 20px} {width: 450px; border: 1px solid black}
  TABLE#out {background-color: #ffdddd}
  TD#box {border: 1px solid black}
  P#box {width: 300px; height: 300px; 
    padding: 30px 10px 40px 20px; 
    background-color: #ddddff}
  TD.legend {background-color: #ffffff}
  TD.legend#top {height: 29px}
  TD.legend#content {height: 230px}
  TD.legend#bottom {height: 39px}
</head><body><div class="page">
<H1>Padding Box Widths on 4 Sides</H1>
<table id=out><tr>
<td id=box><p id=box><script language="JavaScript">
  for (i=0; i<10; i++) {
    for (j=0; j<10; j++) {
      document.write(j+' ');
<td valign=top><table>
<tr><td class=legend id=top>- padding-top</td></tr>
<tr><td class=legend id=content>- Content box</td></tr>
<tr><td class=legend id=bottom>- padding-bottom</td></tr>
<p align="right">By</p>

Save this document as paddingBox.html, and view it with a browser you will see that the content height is reduced from 300px to 230px, because of the top padding 30px, and the bottom padding 40px:

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