Alek Vila wrote:
>IE for Windows seems to treat font-size inheritance differently than IE
>for Mac. I think that it reverts to some kind of default after a
>certain number of div barriers have been made.
>My font-sizing process goes like this...
>1) Specify a general font-size of 90% in the body element to make the
>overall size a little smaller than default
>2) Specify the relative size of the elements using em's
> For example: (1em for p, a, td; 1.2em for h5, h6; etc.)
>My underlying assummption is that 1em will now = 90% of "default
>medium". This seems to hold true until it "breaks" in IE/Win when, for
>example, I have a p element nested inside several divs or a table inside
>a couple of divs. One or two divs is no problem... but after three or
>four divs... IE/Win seems to ignore all the font-size settings and makes
>the text 100% again.
>You can seem this in action here...
>http://www.racingheart.com/work/Jay/bio (the resume text should be the
>size size as the nav menu)
The problem only exists in WinIE5.x, which doesn't correctly inherit
font size into tables. The fix is to simply place this rule in your
No need to hide from other browsers.
Zoe M. Gillenwater
Highway Safety Research Center
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