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Re: Using em or percent for properties that need to change

From: Andy Budd <andy@message.uk.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:24:31 +0100
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To: W <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Patrick Lauke wrote:

> I'd say no. Optimal width of, say, a column of text should really 
> relate
> to the size of the font used, in my opinion. Hence, it would ideally
> be defined in ems or ens...so elastic or semi elastic layouts.
> Again, potentially a good idea for sites to define more than one 
> stylesheet:
> an elastic or semi elastic one, and a fixed width one...

But is that an accessibility issue, a usability issue, or a personal 
preference?

Andy Budd

http://www.message.uk.com/
Received on Tuesday, 17 August 2004 15:24:35 UTC

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