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    how do I make the first letter of all words slightly larger?

    I'm trying to print out my font in small-caps. I'm using IE 5.5 and it's not working. I'm doing the following:

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    font: normal small-caps bold 14pt Times,serif;
    It does make my font all uppercase, but they all are the same size. Any suggestions?
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    I think you'll find that size of the character is the only difference between small-caps and regular caps...but I'm no expert as I never use this CSS designation.

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    Unhappy my mistake

    I think I misunderstood the meaning of small-caps. It actually does what it's supposed to do, which is show the font in uppercase, but a smaller version of what a normal uppercase would look like.

    What I want is to have my font in uppercase letters, but have the first letter of each word slightly larger than the other letters. Can this be done simply? Since I can't use small-caps, I thought of using the :first-letter pseudo element and defining it's font size to be a little larger. The problem with this technique is that every word would have to be encapsulated in an element. Any more suggestions?

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    No browser available at this time handles small-caps properly. Basically is what is supposed to do is make all letter's capital but if it should normally be lower-case, it is a capital at that size.
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    Both Mozilla and IE6 support small caps - I use it on my latest site and it works fine:

    http://www.bath.ac.uk/~cs1spw/blog/contact/


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