li bullets displaying in wrong place in IE

March 13, 2009

If the bullets are showing at the bottom rather than the top of your list items in Internet Explorer and ok in Firefox, then most likely your <li> items have a property called “layout”. The hasLayout property gets set by IE depending on the css and can’t be changed directly – the few times it’s happened to me (with css written by someone else), I’ve fixed it by removing “li { display: inline-block; }” from the css.

You can find a detailed explanation of the hasLayout property on


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