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Re: CSS usage


From: Nathalie Sequeira
Date: Nov 5, 2013 10:47AM

Am 05.11.2013 16:05, schrieb Jukka K. Korpela:
> Problems presented in the original question cannot be meaningfully
> addressed without more information. It refers to "getting things to
> line up on the page even though the font letters are different sizes",
> and I really cannot guess what it means.
Ha, interesting, the different interpretations of Susan's question!

I understood it as Susan being blind and building web pages, wanting to
know what sighted users may need ... ;)
But of course, I may be wrong -- Susan, please let us know if we're way
on the wrong track!

> The basic principle should be to design the layout to accommodate texts
> in different font sizes, instead of forcing fixed widths.

Which is why I recommended setting an em-based width -
30 em usually works fine for achieving a line length that is still
readable - and it scales along with the increased text size of enlarged
text :)