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

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 22:34:41 +0100
Message-ID: <002301c22922$c951bfc0$c77520d9@RJCHETWYND>
To: "Rijk van Geijtenbeek" <rijk@iname.com>, <www-style@w3.org>

<span width="15%"> jack</span>

is this what you had in mind?

thanks

jonathan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rijk van Geijtenbeek" <rijk@iname.com>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: scale: font-size to % of client window?


> 
> Hello jonathan,
> 
> On Thursday, July 11, 2002 you wrote:
> 
> 
> > Is it possible to scale font-size to % of client window size?
> 
> Nope. This is one a the few things missing w.r.t font sizing.
> 
> 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).
> 
> > as for instance : img {width: 15%} does for images
> 
> > This might ensure that a defined text remains visible, for instance a 
> > virtual keyboard.
> > (can users over-ride this?)
> 
> > If this is not possible, has it been considered?
> 
> I've heard it was considered, and not deemed useful. A problem would
> be that you'd have to use a very small value for 'normal' text.
> 
>   body {font-size: 1.05%}
>   h1 {font-size: 1.33%}
>   h2 {font-size: 1.275%}
> 
> 
> 
> Greetings,
>  Rijk                            mailto:rijk@iname.com
> 
> Mot du Jour:
> And don't start a sentence with a conjunction.
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 17:35:02 GMT

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