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    text size

    i'm having problems styling text that is not changed too dramatically when text size is changed on the browser. i have tried using em and small, medium large etc, but when text size in the browser the text is unreadable.
    any ideas?
    hope this makes sense

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    Somewhere on these forums, I once found a link to some excellent discussions on setting font size. (Sorry can't remember where it was.) What I picked up was to set the font size to about 76% - 80% in the body tag and then do everything else in percentages or ems. I test all my sites with various font sizes and that combo seems to make sites readable under most all conditions. Maybe someone else can remember where that thread is or try to search here at SP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r937
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    Quote Originally Posted by earther
    What I picked up was to set the font size to about 76% - 80% in the body tag and then do everything else in percentages or ems.
    owen briggs' Sane CSS Sizes
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    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Gibson
    use the mouse scroll wheel while holding down the Ctrl key

    layout works just fine in Firebird, b0rked in IE for larger and largest (why are we not surprised) because the email address won't wrap

    otherwise, the text size is adjustable, and works fine
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