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Sometimes You've Just Gotta Draw a Line

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Sometimes You've Just Gotta Draw a Line

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 I needed a short line in my HTML UI.  Turns out, you can do it with CSS. Here's the code that draws the specific line I needed:

<div
  style="height: 14px;
  color:white; background:white;
  position:absolute; left:77px; top:8px;
  transform:rotate(27deg);
  -ms-transform:rotate(27deg); /* IE 9 */
  -webkit-transform:rotate(27deg); /* Safari and Chrome */
  width:1px"/>
And here's a general-purpose kit for drawing lines a lot, which provided the clues I needed:

http://monkeyandcrow.com/blog/drawing_lines_with_css3/

So now you know.


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