[thelist] how to set text-flow in css

Bruce Wilbur thelist at brucew.com
Fri Jan 24 12:00:01 CST 2003

Richard Bennett wrote:

> * hello this is
> some long text.
> and I'd like this:
> * hello this is
>   some long text.
> Any idea how to do this with css?

I've used this technique to accomplish what you want.  I can't cite an example because it's an intranet site behind a firewall.  So going by my memory, it's something like this:

margin-left: 20px;
text-indent: -20px;

See also: http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/text.html#propdef-text-indent

Hope that's what you're looking for.


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