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From Piroumian Konstantin <KPiroum...@protek.com>
Subject RE: Font too small?
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2002 13:49:02 GMT
> From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com] 
> > From: Piroumian Konstantin [mailto:KPiroumian@protek.com]
> > > 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.

Incidentally I've found this on the MSDN site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/workshop/author/access/ac
cessibility.asp

Seems that 'em' is the supposed unit for accessibility. But I am agree that
some browsers have problems with it. Even IE, when both em and px are used.

Konstantin


> 
> >
> > 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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