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Re: scale: font-size to % of client window?

From: (wrong string) šper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 22:26:53 +0200
Message-ID: <03c801c22919$4b6f1ed0$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
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Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@iname.com>:
>
> The other thing I miss is being able to restrict the width of an
> element to a certain number of characters (only useful with fixed
> width fonts).

Doesn't 1em default to the width of one character when using fixed width
fonts? Thus

| console {font-family: monospace; width: 80em; height: 40em}

should do the job. Or am I missing something here?

Christoph
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 16:26:53 GMT

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