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Re: Some examples of differences in implementation (Re: Correct way to define "leading" - compatibility problems)

From: Clive Bruton <clive@typonaut.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 98 23:57:36 +0000
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1323671274-1165373@battersea.indx.co.uk>
I forgot to mention something:

>Test_1.html
>
>Uses the method "font: 1em/1.75em" to define baseline-to-baseline 
>distance, IE 3-4.0 seem to handle this ok, Navigator 4.x just ignores it. 
>This style sheet also seeks to limit the measure (text width) to 30em, 
>both branded browsers ignore the method used in this case.

In this example IE also seems to treat the size specification (1em) as 
12pt rather than a multiple of the default font size. This also seems not 
to scale at all, no matter what the default font size is set to (whereas 
in Navigator 4.x it works correctly - or at least how I would expect it 
to work - relative to the default size).


-- Clive
Received on Wednesday, 25 February 1998 19:01:10 GMT

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