On 2/20/06, [EMAIL-REMOVED] [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> Sorry for the newbie question but...I'm testing font sizes using em trying to
> switch my habit of using pt and I've noticed something. In IE7 and NS 8 any
> font sizes between .5 and 1em dont change. I've noticed some websites css
> have .5 or so em sizes. Why would anyone use anything lower than 1em if it all
> is the same as 1em?
Most browsers now include some form of user-defined minimum font size
control - are you sure you haven't encountered that?
>From my experience all em values do work, although I have seen one
instance where the boss's IE (on a laptop if that is significant)
showed footnote text the same size as main body content when it was
defined as 80%
Richard Grevers, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Hat 1: Development Engineer, Webfarm Ltd.
Hat 2: Dramatic Design www.dramatic.co.nz
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