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

From: (wrong string) šper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 03:16:24 +0200
Message-ID: <042601c22941$bd5fa410$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-style@w3.org>

Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@iname.com>:
> Hello Christoph,
>> Doesn't 1em default to the width of one character when using fixed
>> width fonts?
> No, it defaults to the height, of any font.

Ah yes, reading Media Queries (6.11. grid) messed up my CSS knowledge,
although it doesn't speak about fixed width fonts neither.

> Monospaced fonts do not necessariliy have the same height as width,
> and the relation between the two will be different depending on the
> font used.

Sure, also ex should be closer with most fonts.

Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 21:16:23 UTC

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