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CSS percentage sizing

From: SHARPE, Ian <Ian.SHARPE@cambridge.sema.slb.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 11:32:15 +0100
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To: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi All,

under my large font settings I have to scroll to the right to see text which
makes reading the thing very slow and awkward. The main body of text is
contained in a TD tag so I specified 50% in my stylesheet but it had no
effect. I changed it to just 500 (for a laugh really) and to my surprise it
worked and the text displays in a more narrow column which I don't need to
scroll. So my question is why didn't the 50% work? What is it 50% of? Is
that the point? I just don't like using fixed values.


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