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Re: Using em in CSS

From: Mjumbe Ukweli <mjumbewu@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 02:15:29 -0400
To: fahrner@pobox.com, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <F280GZuNY1SWoBDyseV0000834f@hotmail.com>
>>i think there needs to be a relative font measurement that is not
>>relative to the parent's font-size but to the media's default font-size.

>there is, sort of: the font size keywords. CSS does not define default
>font sizes for various media, but there is the font-size keyword system
>(xx-small - xx-large), whose initial value is explicitly given as

yes, but what if i want a font_size between 'medium' and 'small'?  there is 
still nothing with which i can specify precisely what proportion to the 
default size i want my font-size to be.

                                                  &#8226; mjumbe &#8226;

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