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When defining font size, should I use px, pt or em?

Could someone provide me a good article about this?


Oct 4 '07 #1
2 2027
shapper wrote:
When defining font size, should I use px, pt or em?
Could someone provide me a good article about this?
Discussed in these newsgroups thousands of times. I have a page of my
own describing font sizes.


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Oct 4 '07 #2
On Oct 4, 4:22 pm, shapper <mdmo...@gmail.comwrote:
When defining font size, should I use px, pt or em?

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