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Re: [PATCH] HTML stylesheet has absolute instead of relative sizes

From: Chris Croome <chris_at_webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: 2003-11-14 17:47:50 CET


On Fri 14-Nov-2003 at 07:54:23AM -0800, Greg Noel wrote:
> This change fixes a particular sore point of mine about many web
> pages: they force the choice of a microscopic font that's too
> small for my old eyes to read. Instead, the base font size should
> be inherited from the user preferences and the other font sizes
> should be relative to that size.

I totally agree that relative sizes (em, % or just not fixing sizes)
is _essential_ for reading pages in web browsers.

However when printing pt sizes do make sense, can I suggest that
_if_ there is a desire to fix sizes with pt's for print that two
different style sheets are used, one for screen media and one for

  <link href="screen.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen" />

  <link href="print.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="print" />



Chris Croome                               <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
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