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Posted on 2011-02-17
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I have this page:
http://tinyurl.com/4c7l2oz

I have set the font weight to "lighter" on the left hand navigation, but it still looks bold to me. Any idea why this would happen?
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Question by:lvollmer
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by:MariGarza
ID: 34916953
It could be the fount doesn't have a light or thin related to it's family.  Thus reverting to regular.  Also try using 300 or 100 instead of lighter.
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by:lvollmer
ID: 34916985
that didn't work either.
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by:QuinnDester
ID: 34917050
it might be that your css has another style decleared that is over riding your change,

try putting the style inline this will over ride the style sheet, if that works you will need to look at the other styles you have decleared and see where they are clashing
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by:MariGarza
ID: 34917114
Which font are you using?
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QuinnDester earned 2000 total points
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just looking at your site code, your css has no left-column class defined, defines a left-column and put your font changes there
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by:lvollmer
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quinn suggestion worked - and i will add the class. thank you
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