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From "Robert Koberg" <...@koberg.com>
Subject RE: Font too small?
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2002 10:07:24 GMT
Hi,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Piroumian Konstantin [mailto:KPiroumian@protek.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 2:57 AM
> To: 'forrest-dev@xml.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: Font too small?
>
>
> > From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com]
> >
> > Exactly, px should never be used for font sizes (but
> > designers love it...).
> >
> > 12 pixels on 800x600 looks twice as large as 12 pixels on 1600x1200.
>
> So maybe it's better to change it to 1em or so? What will designers say? ;)

If they come from the print world they will be confused because em's have a
different meaning. There are also browser problems with em. I have found that
percent  (font-size:100%) works the best for me.

>
> Konstantin
>
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jeff Turner [mailto:jefft@apache.org]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 7:03 PM
> > > To: forrest-dev@xml.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Font too small?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 09:33:14AM -0700, Robert Koberg wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > It is your screen res on a small monitor. If you want to put that
> > > many pixels on
> > > > your screen, things will look smaller.
> > >
> > > It's only Forrest; most other sites like jakarta.apache.org
> > are fine.
> > > Simply deleting the font-size : 12px gets Forrest looking normal.
> > >
> > > --Jeff
> > >
> > > > -Rob
> > >
> >
>



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