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Re: Large fixed-width text

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Petr Jelinek <pjmodos(at)pjmodos(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Large fixed-width text
Date: 2009-09-29 03:04:09
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Petr Jelinek wrote:
> >>> The actual code that is causing a problem in my browser is in
> >>> geckofixes.css:
> >>>
> >>> 	#docContainer tt, #docContainer pre, #docContainer code {
> >>> 		font-size:1.4em;
> >>> 	}
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >> I am not on www team but I bet it's because with 1em (100%) the text is 
> >> tiny in Firefox under Windows in those elements.
> >>     
> >
> > So why is that?  Is this a known bug in Firefox?  Is it documented?  Can
> > we apply the fix only to broken Firefox versions?  The lack of comments
> > in the CSS file makes this issue unclear to me.
> >   
> It's known behavior, not a bug.
> By default FF on Windows (not sure about other OSes, but on Jaunty my FF 
> does it too), Safari, Chrome all choose 13px font size for monospace and 
> 16px for everything else (so maybe you changed default font size for 
> monospaced fonts in your FF?). And since we have 76% (docs) and 69% 

Yes, I did change my default font sizes in Firefox, which explains why
most people are not seeing the problem.

  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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