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label, dropdown list and linkbutton not align in a row, linkbutton 'drop' down.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
i have a label 'status' , a dropdownlist and a linkbutton
they are align in a row, but notice that the linkbutton is 'drop' down to second row despite there's a space after.
<div style="float:left;width:297px">
                            Status  :     
                            <asp:DropDownList ID="ddlstatus" DataTextField="typename" DataValueField="id" runat="server">
                                <asp:LinkButton ID="lbSearchApproval" runat="server" CssClass="btnSmall" onclick="lbSearchApproval_Click" 


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