erjiang erjiang - 1 year ago 48
HTML Question

CSS: Control space between bullet and <li>

I'd like to control how much horizontal space a bullet pushes its

to the right in an

That is, instead of always having

* Some list text goes

I'd like to be able to change that to be

* Some list text goes


*Some list text goes

I looked around but could only find instructions for shifting the entire block left or right, for example,

Answer Source

Put its content in a span which is relatively positioned, then you can control the space by the left property of the span.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
        <title>SO question 4373046</title>
            li span { position: relative; left: -10px; }
            <li><span>item 1</span></li>
            <li><span>item 2</span></li>
            <li><span>item 3</span></li>