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margin-left property

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Specifies the left margin of the object.
With the margin-left property you can specify the distance between the element's leftmost position and the left border-bottom.
JavaScript page for this property: marginLeft. You can find other example(s) there.

Possible values:

 One of the following values: 
Default. The sizes of the 'auto' margins are equal.
Takes the value of this property from the computed style of the parent element.
width in length
The width of the left margin in length units. For the supported length units, see the length page.
width in percentage
The width is the specified percentage of the width of the parent element.
Default: 0.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the margin-left, border and padding properties:
        .outer {
            border: 1px solid #ffffff;
            background-color: #ffb08a;
        .middle {
            margin-left: 20px;
            padding: 20px;
            border: 10px solid #000000;
            background-color: #ceb379;
        .inner {
            height: 10px;
            border: 1px solid #ffffff;
            background-color: #ffffff;
    <table cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="10px">
            <td style="background-color: #ffb08a;">&nbsp;</td>
            <td style="background-color: #000000;">&nbsp;</td>
            <td style="background-color: #ceb379;">&nbsp;</td>
    <div class="outer">
        <div class="middle">
            <div class="inner"></div>
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