Tutorial 6 - Floating inline list items

Step 5 - float the "a" state

When list items are converted to inline, they have a set amount of padding on their left edges that cannot be removed. To make the list items sit beside each other without any gap, they must be set to "float: left". At this stage we cannot see that the gap has closed.

A width is also required when floating an element - unless it is an image.

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padding: 0;
margin: 0;
list-style-type: none;

ul#navlist li { display: inline; }

ul#navlist li a
float: left;
width: 5em;

<ul id="navlist">
<li><a href="#">Item one</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Item two</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Item three</a></li>
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