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Re: Relative Font Size

From: Angela K Hilton <angela.hilton@umist.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 16:49:52 +0100
Message-ID: <1055864992.3eef38a01ff26@webmail1.umist.ac.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I have never fully resolved the problem with inheritence when using % font 
sizes.  

does em pose the same problems?
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Angela K Hilton
Web & E-Learning Officer
UMIST
Tel: 0161 200 3389
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Quoting Eileen O'Brien <eobrien@hubbardone.com>:

> When using relative font sizes in style sheets, I'm wondering if it's more
> preferable to use the "em" unit rather and percentages.  W3C seems to
> recommend the "em" unit, but I'm curious if percentages are ok?
>  
> ------------------
> for example:
>  
> .body   {FONT-SIZE: 70%;FONT-FAMILY:verdana,arial;color:#000000;}
>  
> vs.
>  
> .body   {FONT-SIZE: .75em;FONT-FAMILY:verdana,arial;color:#000000;}
> ----------------
>  
>  
> Thanks!
> Eileen
>  
>  
> Eileen O'Brien
> Hubbard|One
> p: 312.939.5000 x 223
> e:  <mailto:eobrien@hubbardone.com> eobrien@hubbardone.com
>  
> 
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