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juli
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Hallo Forum,
after weeks of coding I have finished the side

http://veronicafischer.de

and I thought - foolishly - it was crossbrowser-safe. Well, today I got a feedback that there was something wrong with the font-size on a Mac/IE 5.0.
Could anybody with an MAC/IE 5.0 system check my side and tell me, what could be the reason?
Thanks a lot and all the best
Jürgen

PS: The side is based on a "Typo3" CMS

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Mac IE 5.0 font size problem

Hello Juli,
I just checked on IE 5.2 on an iMAC running OS X 10.2.8 and it looked fine. The type was actually easier to read in IE 5.2 than it is in Firefox 1.0 in my opinion. I wouldn't worry about IE 5.0 for MAC as the percentage of your viewers using such an antiquated browser is going to be a fraction of 1%.

PAUL - SkyRocket Design Co
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Mac IE 5.0 font size problem

Hallo Paul
thanks for your reply. After some reading hours on css I had changed the font size from

body {		
  	font-size: 3m;	
}

to 

body {		
  	font-size: 12pt;	
}

That seemingly does the job.

Thanks for listening.
All the best
Jürgen

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Mac IE 5.0 font size problem

It was always my understanding that you shouldn't use "points" for font size - percentages and "em" units were best.

That said, I've recently had the same font size problem with IE 5.2 on Mac when I was using percentages. I switched to defining the global font size in "em" units and everything worked fine.

~ jen ~