Have you tried playing around with "line-height"?

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Darren Lovelock
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> I'm trying to achieve the same as a table cell set with valign="middle" but
> with an li.
>
> This would be the list elements in a table:
> <table>
>        <tr>
>                <td valign="middle"><label for="dname">Display Name:</label>
> <input type="text" id="dname"
>> class="tinput" /></td>
>                <td valign="middle"><p>Information about preview
>> box etc. If it is more than two lines or ## characters link to.</p>
>> <span><a href="">learn more</a></span></td>
>        </tr>
> </table>
>
> The labels etc would be vertically aligned in the center of the td's.
>
> Darren
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of David Hucklesby
> Sent: 17 May 2008 22:31
> To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org
> Subject: RE: [WSG] Centering all items in a li
>
> On Sat, 17 May 2008 16:45:05 +0100, Darren Lovelock wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>>
>> I'm trying to vertically align all the items inside an li.
>>
>> This could be achieved with the valign of a table cell, but tables are not
> an option!
>>
>> The li's are floating left. I want the labels, inputs, p's etc to be
>> vertically aligned in their containing li.
>>
>> This is one of the lists I'm using:
>>
>> <ol>
>> <li class="elem">
>> <label for="dname">Display Name:</label> <input type="text" id="dname"
>> class="tinput" /> </li> <li class="desc"> <p>Information about preview
>> box etc. If it is more than two lines or ## characters link to.</p>
>> <span><a href="">learn more</a></span> </li> </ol>
>>
>> Hope it makes more sense now!
>>
>
> Nope.
>
> Can't see why you'd put form elements in a list anyway. Perhaps you could
> post an example, with tables if necessary, to show us what you intend?
>
> Cordially,
> David
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