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Thread: Webpage Viewability Problem .. Plz HELP !!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006

    Unhappy Webpage Viewability Problem .. Plz HELP !!

    I have created at website at:


    but in Internet Explorer, then i set the text size to LARGEST (VIEW->Text Size->Largest) then the text size of the webpage still doesnt changess .. can someone please help me out??

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Newcastle NSW Australia
    IE doesn't seem to be able to change text size when the text is specified in pixel sizes, something they STILL haven't fixed in v7. I usually make sure text is large enough that most users would never need to resize it, and I would consider your text as too small - I don't use anything under 12px.


  3. #3
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    Nov 2006
    Nursing Home
    actually that is correct text size shouldn't change when its set to PX as PX is a static width the size of a pixel doesn't change so logically this is correct of IE but in practice this is wrong.

    you should define a font-size in the bode tag in PX but then all your text should be contained within the correct tags <p>, <h1> etc... which should have font-size:**em; which will make your text size dynamic.

    i have just started to use EM's for all fixed width layouts as it allows the site to expand with the user if they need a bigger font size

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