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Re: line-height and reality

From: Christopher Basken <chriz@basken.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 17:00:32 -0400
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To: www-style@w3.org
At 03:50 PM 4/10/2002 -0400, Christopher Basken wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'm trying to use line-height to line my text up with a background 
>pattern.  The background has very faint lines running across the page 
>horizontally (like lines in note paper) every 18 pixels.  I've set my 
>font's line-height to 18px, but it doesn't seem to hold true over the 
>length of the page.  Any thoughts?

Okay, let me clarify -- the positioning works fine when it's just a mass of 
text.  When I introduce <p> breaks, it starts to get off-track, so to 
speak.  I've tried giving the p a line-height of 18px (and even a font-size 
of 12px, which is what my text size is), but it's not helping.

How would I get the <p> to behave?
Received on Wednesday, 10 April 2002 16:59:21 UTC

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