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CSS Pocket Reference, 4th Edition by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

min-height

Values:

<length> | <percentage>

Initial value:

0

Applies to:

All elements except inline nonreplaced elements and table elements

Inherited:

No

Percentages:

Refer to the width of the containing block

Computed value:

For percentages, as declared; for length values, the absolute length

Description:

Defines a minimum constraint on the height of the element (the exact nature of that height is dependent on the value of box-sizing). Thus, the element can be taller than the declared value, but not shorter. Negative values are not permitted.

Example:

div#footer {min-height: 1em;}

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