Trouble with line spacing in Hotmail and Outlook

Hi,

I am having trouble with the line spacing between two sets of text. The lines of text ("ELEVATE IS NOW...." and "CLICK HERE TO BUY") display much further apart in Hotmail and Outlook than they do in Mac, Gmail, etc. I'm not sure what's wrong with my code here. Any tips would be greatly appreciated! Here is is:

<table cellspacing="0" border="0" cellpadding="0" width="520">
                                   
                        
                                   <tr>
                                        <td valign="top" align="center" style="padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px;">
<p style="color: #2a2a2a; font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight: bold">ELEVATE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND WHEREVER DVD'S ARE SOLD!</p>

<a href="http://www.elevatethemovie.com/?p=theaters_tickets"><p style="color: #951d07; font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;">CLICK HERE TO BUY THE DVD</p></a>

                                        </td>
                                   </tr>
    <!--table ends further down page, just put it here so you know i'm not missing the closing tag--></table>
roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi cmgrey, do you have any margins, padding or line-height applied to the <p> tags? You may want to use the following 'reset', test, then adjusting to taste from there:

p { margin: 0; padding: 0; line-height: 0; }

I also noticed that you've incorrectly nested your <a> tags in this snippet, which may cause issues. May I recommend swapping <a> and <p> tags like so?

 <p style="color: #951d07; font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;"><a href="http://www.elevatethemovie.com/?p=theaters_tickets">CLICK HERE TO BUY THE DVD</a></p>

Thanks, cmgray! Let us know how you go from there :D


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