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Re: Font Sizes - units of measure

From: Phil Brown <phil.brown@wwwicked.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 13:18:54 +1000
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@contenu.nu>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B7B14ABE.C32%phil.brown@wwwicked.net>
Joe,

Are you only referring to font sizing in pixels when you say Netscape 4 and
6.1 don't resize?

Phil Brown


on 28/8/01 12:46 PM, Joe Clark at joeclark@contenu.nu wrote:

>> I'd be interested to know anything about people's experience of real world
>> implementation of font sizes?
>> 
>> The conclusions of the following article
>> <http://www.alistapart.com/stories/fear4/index.html> are that real
>> world implementation of the W3C recommended 'em' doesn't work
>> and that there are only two options -
>> 
>> 1) specify in pixels (which you can't resize on the browser and therefore
>> ain't accessible).
> 
> You can't resize in Netscape 4, a program you should *not* be using,
> but in nearly every other graphical browser on the planet (IE, iCab,
> Opera), you *can* resize fonts. I haven't figured out how to do it in
> Netscape 6.1 on Macintosh yet. I think it might not be implemented on
> that platform as yet.
Received on Monday, 27 August 2001 23:17:57 GMT

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