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Re: Using different style sheets for different screen resolutions.

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 07:43:24 -0400 ()
To: Fabrice Magnan de Bornier <fmagnan@netincelle.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.970616074037.-166749A-100000@hazel.w3.org>

> I would like to create pages that would refer to several style sheets;
> one of them would be selected by the browser depending on the resolution
> of the screen; I think this would be useful for example for the font
> size, which need not be the same on a 640x480 screen and on a 1024x768
> screen.
> Do you think it is reasonable to expect doing that in the near future ?

The draft http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-style does provide media
hooks for this as does recent work on CSS. Work still remains
on specifying user agent attributes, and in building a
concensus around these.


Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>

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Received on Monday, 16 June 1997 07:42:55 UTC

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