[thelist] Font Sizes

Aaron Cole awcole72 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 4 00:54:01 CDT 2002

I set mine to 90%.  That seems to look acceptable in most browsers.
Anything less than that and I've been discovering that sites on Macs become

>From: Ben Dyer <ben_dyer at imaginuity.com>
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>To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
>Subject: [thelist] Font Sizes
>Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 13:43:35 -0500
>For years, I've always used 12px (or, back in the day, <font size="2">) as
>a default font size for body text.  But lately I see more and more
>designers wanting to use 10px for body text.  Am I really out of line to
>think that 10px or so is too small for a default font size?  It seems to be
>very hard to read, even for me (although, admittedly, I do have poor
>eyesight).  What does everyone else use for a default?
>(Disclaimer: Of course, in a perfect world, the user would be able to
>control the font size, etc., but there is still always a default font size
>to start with.)
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