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Re: Text displayed within Amaya compared to text displayed within other browsers.

From: Christopher Evans <christopher@cechinatrans.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 13:32:37 -0000
To: "Vladislav Ivanistsev" <olunet@gmail.com>, "David Lockett" <locked@iinet.net.au>, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.upak8nz7fetw8i@post.demon.co.uk>

It's not as simple as that. I have a style sheet that specifies Georgia as the font to use for alphabetical text. The display in other browsers is in Georgia, but the font in Amaya looks more like Times.

Christopher Evans

On Fri, 13 Feb 2009 12:19:15 -0000, Vladislav Ivanistsev <olunet@gmail.com> wrote:

> hmmm 8-) what are you writing about
> Of course Amaya uses its own stylesheet with its own font: Esstix. Browser
> display page using its own stylesheet and available font. It is your duty to
> write your own stylesheet and add it to your page.
> Please read: http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/
> Vladislav
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 1:43 PM, David Lockett <locked@iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> Text in Amaya displays differently than it displays within regular browsers
>> even when the text is correctly formatted, this can be true even with pages
>> that are created within Amaya.
>> The text often displays smaller and bolder in Amaya than it displays within
>> the major browsers, and this can change the appearance of a page layout.
>> Plus, line spacing often differs and sometimes even fonts display as a
>> different family than the font that is displayed within the major browsers.
>> This happens even when the same page is open in Amaya and also open within a
>> browser such as Firefox or IE side by side on the same PC.
>> This will be confusing for basic users who use Amaya to edit the text on a
>> page. Users will ideally want the page that they are editing to display
>> exactly as it displays within their regular browser.
>> David Lockett

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