Default font size
Posted on 2011-02-21
I was looking at the source for a web page and I noticed that they set the font in the body tag as
Firebug shows the computed font size as 11.033px. If I disable the font-size:69% line in the body tag, the font size jumps up to 16px.
When you say font-size:69% in the body tag, 69% of what? What comes before the body to set the font-size, apparently to 16px in this case? Surely no one is depending on the browser to set a font size.
Thanks for any thoughts.