Sent by Vissers, M.R.E. (Michel) on 4 August 2004 18:06
Fontsize of 100%...but...100% of what ? The default fontsize
the browser uses ? This could be different between browsers.
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> > [EMAIL-REMOVED]] On Behalf Of
> Simon Jessey
> > Sent: dinsdag 3 augustus 2004 19:02
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> > Subject: Re: [css-d] font size - what is the best approach?
> > Hi, Robert.
> > That is a huge can of worms you are opening there. The web
> > design world is
> > split when it comes to what units to use, although I think
> > that there is a
> > consensus NOT to use points for screen rendering. Graphic
> > designers seem to
> > prefer to use pixels for their precision, but
> > accessibility-conscious types
> > will more than likely use ems or keywords.
> > I prefer to use ems. I have found that by applying a font
> > size of 100% to
> > the BODY, subsequent ems-based rules behave reasonably
> > consistently across
> > all modern browsers. Doing that will take care of the problems you
> > encountered with Internet Explorer.
> > Simon Jessey
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> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Robert Shields" [EMAIL-REMOVED]>
> > Subject: [css-d] font size - what is the best approach?
> > Hi CSS people,
> > I've been looking for information about the best way to approach the
> > issue of font size, but there doesn't seem to be a great deal
> > out there
> > and people are generally divided about which approach to use.
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