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Re: Changing size and fonts of fonts.css

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  • geoffreyk00
    Ah, got it. Works great. Thanks for the help -Geoff ... it ... is ... entire
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2007
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      Ah, got it.
      Works great. Thanks for the help

      -Geoff

      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, dav.glass@... wrote:
      >
      > Geoff --
      >
      > You should be able to put this rule in after you load reset and
      fonts:
      >
      > body * {
      > line-height:1.36em;
      > }
      >
      >
      >
      > Dav Glass
      > dav.glass@...
      > blog.davglass.com
      >
      >
      > + Windows: n. - The most successful computer virus, ever. +
      > + A computer without a Microsoft operating system is like a dog
      > without bricks tied to its head +
      > + A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is to computing what a
      > McDonalds Certified Food Specialist is to fine cuisine +
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: geoffreyk00 <geoffreyk@...>
      > To: ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, February 2, 2007 2:47:22 PM
      > Subject: [ydn-javascript] Re: Changing size and fonts of fonts.css
      >
      > Hi all,
      > just starting out and stumbled into this problem right away.
      > Thanks for the help.
      >
      > Question next:
      > How do I set a global line-height for the entire document? I tried
      > putting line-height: 1.36em in body and #doc and neither of these
      > had any effect? Any help?
      >
      > Thanks
      > -Geoff
      >
      > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "Eric Carl" <ericcarl@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Yes, I am using reset.css as well. Thanks Dave, that works!
      > >
      > > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, dav.glass@ wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Eric --
      > > >
      > > > Just to make sure, are you also including the reset.css?
      > > >
      > > > If so, I have put up a simple example here:
      > > > http://blog.davglass.com/files/yui/fonts1/
      > > >
      > > > The css rules added to this page are:
      > > > body {
      > > > font-family: verdana,arial,helvetica,clean,sans-serif;
      > > > }
      > > > #doc {
      > > > font-size: 85%;
      > > > }
      > > > The body rule should change the page to default to Verdana.
      > > >
      > > > The font-size rule needs to be applied to the first "container"
      > > inside the body. Since the body is where the font is being
      > > "normalized" the percent will only work properly if it's under
      > that node.
      > > >
      > > > Hope that helps 8-)
      > > > Dav
      > > >
      > > > Dav Glass
      > > > dav.glass@
      > > > blog.davglass.com
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > + Windows: n. - The most successful computer virus, ever. +
      > > > + A computer without a Microsoft operating system is like a dog
      > > > without bricks tied to its head +
      > > > + A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is to computing what a
      > > > McDonalds Certified Food Specialist is to fine cuisine +
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message ----
      > > > From: Eric Carl <ericcarl@>
      > > > To: ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 7:17:05 PM
      > > > Subject: [ydn-javascript] Changing size and fonts of fonts.css
      > > >
      > > > Seems like this should be simple but I'm having problems. If I
      > decide
      > > > the default size is too large and I'd rather use Verdana than
      > Arial,
      > > > what's the best way to make this change?
      > > >
      > > > I tried leaving fonts.css untouched and just putting body {
      > > > font-size:85%; } in my main css file but it doesn't work
      > correctly
      > > > (text is slightly larger than it should be). So I tried just
      > changing
      > > > the 13px in fonts.css to 11px and while it worked in Firefox,
      it
      > > > didn't work in IE.
      > > >
      > > > The YUI site also mentions that when using a different font
      > family, it
      > > > should be declared outside of fonts.css. However the example
      is
      > only
      > > > for a specific div id. What if I want to change it for my
      entire
      > page?
      > > > Thanks for any help.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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