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    Font Sizes For Screen Dimensions

    Hi,

    I have designed a site and it appears fine on my screen dimensions however when I change dimensions the design is put out of shape by over sized text. What is the best method to ensure font appear in proportion across all screen dimensions?

    Should I be using percentages for fonts?

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    We'd really need to see your site to advise properly. It's usually best to set your font sizes in % or em.

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    Sounds like your site is fixed width, which is impossible these days due to the large variety in used screens sizes and zoom settings. The way around it is fluid/elastic design.

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    How do I do this? I am using percentages. The design appears fine. Its just the text was resizing the screen. I hacve changed all the ems to percentages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justlukeyou View Post
    How do I do this? I am using percentages. The design appears fine. Its just the text was resizing the screen. I hacve changed all the ems to percentages.
    Again, let us see what you are working on. Otherwise we are poking in the dark.


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