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paul66 on 01/27/11


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Font normalisation


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URL: http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/fonts/

To get rid of rendering inconsistencies that can occur between browsers and OS’s when rendering fonts in pixels, this snippet allows you to size your fonts in such a way that the size and line-height will remain consistent across these platforms for your website. You will basically be setting your font sizes via percentages that can be found at the YUI website.

  1. /*
  2. fonts.css from the YUI Library: developer.yahoo.com/yui/
  3. Please refer to developer.yahoo.com/yui/fonts/ for font sizing percentages
  4. */
  5. body { font:13px sans-serif; *font-size:small; *font:x-small; line-height:1.22; }
  6. table { font-size:inherit; font:100%; }
  7. select, input, textarea { font:99% sans-serif; }

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