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Re: using em's in images

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 18:34:43 +0100
Message-ID: <43E63733.4090504@w3.org>
To: magick <jasper.magick@gmail.com>
Cc: public-wai-ert-tools@w3.org

Hi Magick,

Actually, this list is related to Web accessibility evaluation tools. Please see the WAI Interest Group mailing list for general questions:

Note: you can search the mail archives for previous discussion on your question. I seem to recall a discussion about em sizes for images vs fonts.


magick wrote:
> This has to do with Web Accessability so I hope this is the right list
> to post on.
> I'm trying to use em's in all my images (as well as text) so they
> enlarge in IE, for people with bad eye sight, etc.
> I've googled a few times to get the correct em sizes, and all of the
> sites I found say "devide pixels by 16 to get the em size), but that
> simply isn't true.
> (it makes the images smaler, this shows true when checking the image
> properties)
> So I was wondering what the correct number to devide pixels by would be
> to get the actual size in em?

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