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Re: line-height suggestions and easier alignment

From: Richard Le Poidevin <ric@betleywhitehorne.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 09:17:30 +0000
Message-ID: <4F0EA52A.2020905@betleywhitehorne.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
CC: www-style@gtalbot.org, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello Alan,

I'd recommend Georgia too as that's popular when using serif faces. Do 
you think Type Kit (https://typekit.com/) or someone similar would be 
interested in helping. Perhaps test using their most popular fonts?



On 12/01/2012 09:01, Alan Gresley wrote:
> On 12/01/2012 2:43 PM, Alan Gresley wrote:
>> On 12/01/2012 8:15 AM, "GĂ©rard Talbot" wrote:
>>> I believe that an ideal webpage explaining all these concepts
>>> (line-height, line box, inline box, content area, font-size,
>>> vertical-align, etc.) should create a line that emulates/simulates the
>>> baseline.
>> Yes it would. This would require a vertically centered image
>> (linear-gradient are ideal since they work with vendor prefixes ~ each
>> browser can be given slightly different values) with vertical heights in
>> em values.
> I planing on improving my test with a few cross platform fonts 
> (Windows, Mac and Linux) and making the page interactive.
> This is a question to all list members (I not a font person). Which 
> fonts should I used?
> I thinking of 'Times New Roman', 'Arial', 'Verdana' (since it's a 
> large font) and Helvetica.
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