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margin-top property

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

Possible values:

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

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the margin-top, border and padding properties:
        .outer {
            border: 1px solid #ffffff;
            background-color: #ffb08a;
        .middle {
            margin-top: 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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