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    Firefox and line-height

    Is there a trick to getting Firefox to recognize the line-height property? All of the other browsers seem to be recognizing it and Firefox is completely ignoring it.

    Here is my code:

    #col4 p {
    margin: 8px 20px 10px 20px;
    padding: 0;
    font: 11px Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
    line-height: 13pt;
    color: #ffffff;
    }

    Thanks!
    Last edited by tracyace; 08-11-2005 at 05:39 PM. Reason: added more info

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    It looks to me like your margins would swamp the line-height. Got link?
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    Your font-size is in pixels while your line-height is in points. Thus I'm wondering if the different browsers perhaps have a slightly different interpretation of points versus pixels, thus generating a visual difference. (Personally, I like to use percentages for line-height, so that the proportion remains the same if the user increases/decreases their browser's font-size.)
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