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RE: font sizes in ems

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 1997 08:42:29 -0700
Message-ID: <41F7F4CE3CA2CF11BC5000805F14B2A9023ABF82@RED-31-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Gayle Kidder'" <reddik@sandiego.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Gayle, I don't understand what the problem you're seeing with IE4.0 pp2
is.  As far as I can tell, we render this correctly - in fact, we render
your first page correctly if you set the font-size explicitly on <BODY>
_AND_ <TD>.  The first line (explicit 10pt) is the same size as the
second (1em), as I believe it should be - and the third line (.9em,
etc.) is smaller, as it should be.  These do not scale when you select a
different default font size (I don't believe they should).  Am I missing
something?

	-Chris
Chris Wilson
"The Stylesheets Guy"
Internet Explorer Team
cwilso@microsoft.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Gayle Kidder [SMTP:reddik@sandiego.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, July 17, 1997 5:14 PM
> To:	Todd Fahrner
> Cc:	www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: font sizes in ems
> 
> Todd Fahrner wrote:
> > 
> > At 4:25 PM -0700 7/17/97, Gayle Kidder wrote:
> > 
> > >See a second demo at:
> > >http://www.beachmedia.com/www/emdemo2.html
> > >I've set the BODY font-size to a ridiculous 16 pts, but it doesn't
> > >affect the display at all in either browser, only the last para.
> > 
> > Heh - that's because nothing inherits into a table. Grrrrr.
> > 
> 
> Grrrrr indeed. Okay, see this one without tables (lots harder to
> compare):
> http://www.beachmedia.com/www/emdemo2.html
> 
> I've set the body default to 16pt and it still doesn't affect the
> display in ems.
Received on Friday, 18 July 1997 11:42:35 GMT

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