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Re: line-height limitations

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 08:01:03 +0000
Message-ID: <4D81BFBF.3090404@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-style CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>       p { font-size:12pt;
>           line-height:12pt;

> If “yes” then why it cannot be used?

Setting line-height to anything but a pure number tends to cause 
consecutive lines to overlap when consumers disable font sizes and cap 
the minimum size.  This is often necessary because authors choose 
excessively small sizes.


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