Biggest Non-bold Font

Posted on 2005-04-08
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Last Modified: 2013-12-03
For Arial & Verdana, what is the largest px size one can them to before they appear bold?

Put another way: at what px size do arial & verdana begin to appear bold?


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bloodredsun earned 2000 total points
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I think it depends on the browser and OS and screen resolution.

On Firefox on XP at 1024x768: Arial goes "bold" above 13pt17px and verdana above 12pt/16px.

You can try this out yourself by using this html page and changing the values.

<head><title>Font Index page</title>
<STYLE TYPE="text/css">
p {font-size: 17px; font-family: verdana }
Hello ladies


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Thanks VERY much for taking the time to answer!!

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No worries, glad to have helped :-)

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