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I notice the fixed font has changed recently. I guess from courier to "Courier New"?

Possibly, this is entirely connected with me finally updating to FF1.5 Smile

If it isn't ...

The new font is considerably larger than the old font, is it possible to get a font-size reduction added into the CSS, perhaps in the region of 85-90%?

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fixed font changes (code & quote)

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The new font is considerably larger than the old font, is it possible to get a font-size reduction added into the CSS, perhaps in the region of 85-90%?

Finally, I can actually see the code without hitting ctl-+. Smile

We're not all young whippersnappers with good near vision. Apply good accessibility practices, using the visitor's default font size.

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fixed font changes (code & quote)

Is it just me then who thinks they're smaller now? :?

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fixed font changes (code & quote)

Maybe it's just a cleaner font-face. But, what do I know?

 .code, .quote {
	font-family: Courier, 'Courier New', sans-serif;  
	background-color: #FFF; 
	border:solid #D1D7DC 1px; 
	padding:5px;  
	line-height: 125%;
	/*margin-left:160px;*/
}

I do think the courier is more readable than courier new. The base font-size is 76%, which would be better were it 84%, which would be roughly 10pt rather than 9pt. Typewriters were either 12pt pica or 10pt elite for a reason—you could read them.

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gary

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