[Phpwm] em steps

Paul Matthews paul.matthews.86 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 15:34:36 GMT 2007

On 2/10/07, Phil Beynon <phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk> wrote:
> Anyone got an idea on this...... I was just trying to get a bit of fixed
> text just the right size in a gap.....
> What is the minimum browser acceptable incremental step size when
> specifying
> ems for font sizes?
> In that if I go from .90em to .89em there doesnt seem to be any further
> size
> changes until I fall below .85em So I'm guessing that .05 and not .01 is
> the
> granularity.
> Can't see this documented in any book I've got though.
> Phil
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I suspect, though I've never looked into it, it's granularity is based on
pixel size, therefore if the difference between 0.90 and 0.89 < 1px then it
won't show it.
I also imagine it is down to the browser implementation so it would more
than likely be too difficult to say.

Hope this helps,
>From Paul M.

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