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[_] jQuery mystery

s'unya sunya.dickman at
Tue Dec 15 15:33:28 GMT 2009

Hi Ray,

2009/12/15 Ray Brooks <ray.userinterface at>

> >>
> >
> > why don't you just use the hide() method?

That essentially sets the display to none. I.e no difference.

> > --
> >
> >
> p.s. do not know the context nor do i wish to teach you to suck eggs,
> but visibility:hidden is not the same as display:none and they should
> not be used interchangeably. display:none effectively removes the
> element from the document flow but visibility:hidden leaves the object
> in place but renders it invisible, quite different effects!

Thanks checking the basics. Obviously I know the differences and usages, but
in this case, they can both be used, except that visibility makes safari
jump a little (more than usual).

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