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Re: Scaleable fonts for Priority 2 WAI guidelines


From: Keith Parks
Date: May 14, 2008 11:30AM

On May 14, 2008, at 9:36 AM, Paul Collins wrote:
>> This is very valid, but at least you can resize sIFR, unlike graphic
> image replacement.

Actually, you *can* make graphic-as-type images resizable.

Create your graphic oversize, say... 300% of the "normal" display
size. And then through CSS spec the size of the image to be in EMs.
It will then resize along with other type if the user bumps the type
size up or down.

Of course, some browsers render the resized type better than others.
But the technique works.

Keith Parks
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Student Affairs Communications Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7444
(619) 594-1046


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