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CSS em example

Posted on 2010-11-29
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Hi,

I was reading like


Use a Combination of Percent and Em

The solution that works in all browsers, is to set a default font-size in percent for the body element:



I have not understood the meaning.

Does em introduced to resolve IE issues. How the combination helps. Any ideas, links, source code, resources highly appreciated. Thanks in advance
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I don't know if this covers everything, but check out the comments (not the solution) I posted for the following question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Miscellaneous/Q_23213153.html
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hmm i read comments. I still did not get the answer to my question.please advise
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With combination of ems and percents you can create very 'elastic layouts'.
Check this out to understand em and percent usage:
http://css-discuss.incutio.com/wiki/Using_Ems#Ems_with_Percents
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Please grant the points and close the question, thanks :-)
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To be clear here: I'm not asking for grant the points to me, but generally.
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