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chard
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For some reason my webpage design is displaying a too-thick/bold lettering on my own screen when I use the "glow" attribute, even though I'm using font-weight:none. It goes back to normal if I remove the glow attribute.

On other computers it seems to be doing the text normally, even on the same version of IE. I'd like to use a font-weight of 500 or 600 (to thicken what most of the computers are showing), but then it looks really thick and nasty on my own screen where I'm designing it.

Any thoughts on what's going on?

You can look at it at http://www.rmoorefineart.com/index.html
which uses stylesheet at http://www.rmoorefineart.com/style.css.

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Font displaying as bold when using filter:glow

oh dear

i hope you plan on doing something about the background. it's very loud and i can barely see the text. also on subsequent pages the background just doesn't fit. have you considered just a plain white background? that would look much nicer.

i'm using firefox 1.0 on linux. but i'm i'm fairly certain it would show the same in firefox on windows. (unless this is an IE only site, in which case, never mind me)

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Font displaying as bold when using filter:glow

i also noticed the following.

in your "style.css" file, you don't need a closing </style> tag.

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Font displaying as bold when using filter:glow

chard - As far as I know, visual filters are 'IE only' effects and are not valid CSS properties. But that is the least of your worries. As pointed out above, your background makes it impossible to read your text, or even to see that there is text at all on my monitor. Your CSS fails validation checks on many counts and you don't have a Doctype in your page.

Without wishing to belittle you in any way, may I respectfully suggest that you read a few tutorials and learn about the basic building blocks of a web page before you worry about special text effects that are not even part of the CSS specification. Smile

Start here > http://academ.hvcc.edu/~kantopet/index.php

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