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Re: font sizes in ems

From: Gayle Kidder <reddik@sandiego.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 16:42:22 -0700
Message-ID: <33CEADDE.CAECC487@thegroup.net>
To: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
CC: Gayle Kidder <reddik@sandiego.com>, www-style@w3.org
Your second demo did work, but somewhat differently in NS and MSIE. I've
posted screen shots of both at:
http://www.beachmedia.com/www/em1.gif
http://www.beachmedia.com/www/em2.gif
These are shot on Win95 at 80x600 resolution with small fonts (96ppi).

Interesting bug.


David Perrell wrote:
> 
> I wrote:
> >
> > A demonstration of poor reading comprehension at:
> >
> >    http://www.hpaa.com/css1/emsnpercent.html
> >
> > Does IE4b2 get it right?
> >
> 
> IT'S A BUG! But it has a workaround. This one works:
> 
>     http://www.hpaa.com/css1/emsnpercent1.html
> 
> The problem? I didn't explicitly close the Paragraph elements in the
> first example, expecting Navigator, as it apparently has in the past,
> to implicitly close a paragraph when another <P> is encountered.
> Appending </P> to all the paragraphs cured the inheritance problem.
> 
> David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 17 July 1997 19:45:28 GMT

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