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line spacing in MSIE...NOT!

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 1996 16:13:13 -0700
Message-Id: <199608012318.QAA12413@armenia.it.earthlink.net>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
With line height set to 100%, MSIE displays 40px Comic Sans as
40/56px. It displays 40px Verdana at 40/49px. Similar discrepancies
appear when point values are used.

Pages with drop-shadowed text via negative margins that look good
with the current MSIE are going to look pretty bad when MS implements
line spacing properly.

David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 1 August 1996 19:18:38 UTC

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