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Font display gone feral

Hello,
I have been away for a couple of days. When I came back and viewed the site at http://www.alphalink.com.au/~alanhll/monash
that I have been working on for the last 2 months, all of a sudden many of the font displays were shrunk to an ugly size. I had made no changes to spur this. This applies to inline styles, style sheet fonts and embedded style sheets.
This is baffling and distressing. I thought it must be a server-end thing so I checked the local copies of the files and the same applies.
Also I took out an earlier back-up version from about 2 weeks ago that I keep around, (which theoretically could not be contaminated by inadvertant later changes) and IT TOO looks crap all of a sudden.
I haven't viewed the site from another location so if someone could it might be helpful. The links accross the top should be easy to read, the points in the lists within pages should be the same size as the paragraph text (not shrunken smaller as they seem now). The red underlined text should be slightly larger than the paragraph text.

Any feed back, tips would be very welcome.
Thanks,
Alan.
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alanhllAuthor Commented:
Ok,

Having looked up in a text book what the '<h>' tags display like I know say that my system is displaying them incorrectly - too small (as I thought...). This even holds when I use non-Microsoft products to view a page with
such tags. Going Tools > Internet Options > Fonts etc. dosen't seem to fix it. This is reccommended in Windows98 Help.
What else can I do?
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AvocadoIsleCommented:
I noticed in your source code that the inline styles use percentages for font-size rather than pixels.  Dumb question:  have you changed the font size setting on your browser?  The site looks fine to me...

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ClassyLinksCommented:
I agree with Avocadolsle....did anyone have access to your 'puter while you were gone to change the settings?
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alanhllAuthor Commented:
Thanks. Nobody had access. How do I change these font sizes again? I used to know under '95.
Alan.
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ClassyLinksCommented:
In IE:  Tools-->Internet Options-->Accessibility.....make sure all the boxes are blank.
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alanhllAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but they already were blank. I think the problem iss someting more sinister actually as when I view a page in the 'normal' view (FrontPage2000) it displays right. When I go to preview it all craps up. Likewise in the browser. Most other pages (not locally made ones) look ok except that when the font should be small it is very, illegibly small. Netscape views ok, so its a bit strange.
Hope I can do something about it short of reinstalling as it is very awkward.

Thanks,
Alan.
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ClassyLinksCommented:
Ok...if it views in Netcrap ok it should be in IE issue...

Try this:  Go to Help-->About Internet Explorer and click the "Update Information"...see if there are any patches you haven't applied....I seem to remember one about a css and inline styles fix somewhere in my travels.
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dgorinCommented:
Check the View - Text Size menu.

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alanhllAuthor Commented:
dgorin - you are a lifesaver indeed.

Skipping through menus I must have tripped that I suppose.

Was never aware that (very simple) thing existed, actually.

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alanhllAuthor Commented:
Excuse if there is a double posting or like - this connection is really shite today.
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dgorinCommented:
You are welcome!  I was bit by this once too :)
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