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Re: Property suggestions

From: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 14:07:04 +0000
Message-ID: <3635D388.CE5FDE94@der.edf.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
Steven Pemberton wrote:

>  > But I've discovered right now in MS web site an example of
>  > "behavior" that make my hair stand on end. See at the bottom of
>  > [1] http://www.microsoft.com/sitebuilder/magazine/cheatsheet.asp
> 
> What makes my hair stand on end is that you can even read that page!
> On my machine, most text on that page is 4 pixels high, dropping down
> to an occasional 3 pixels.
> 
> How do they do that? I asked myself, and guess what, they use CSS:
> 
> All text is in a P in a TD in a TABLE. The CSS sets the font-size of
> BODY to 71%, of TABLE to 63%, of TD to 63%, and of P to 90%. My
> default font size is 10pt, so the text is being displayed in
> 
>         10 x .71 x .63 x .63 x .9 = 2.53pt text.
> 
> Luckily I have a 111 dpi screen, so I get (2.53 x 111/72) = 3.9 pixel
> fonts.
> 
> As you can imagine, not very readable.
> 
> Steven Pemberton


The cc to www-style@w3.org in your original message was corrupted, Steven.
I am quoting all of it so people can read it.

</Daniel>
Received on Tuesday, 27 October 1998 08:05:21 GMT

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