font-size in css not working

Posted on 2012-09-10
Last Modified: 2012-09-17
on this website I am trying to change the font size of text to make it small but for somereasons it won't work . The CSS is

font-size: 8pt !important;
font-family: "Helvetica Neue" , "Lucida Grande" , "Segoe UI" , Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif;

I have tried setting the important tag but that won't work either. Also I don't "Helvetica Neue"  font on my server what would the best alternative to that font.
Question by:mmalik15
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    Expert Comment

    Add it to line #31 of Site.css file:

    font-size: 8pt

    Turn it off on line #5 of Site.css file.

    This works in FF with Firebug.

    Author Comment

    That works for <p> tag but I want to set the size of the body element.
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    Expert Comment

    For some reason your site is over ridding it for tables and p tags...try setting it for a table and see what happens
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    Accepted Solution

    Yeah just add the table element with a font-size of 8px and it will trickle down to all elements within your must have EVERYTHING inside a table...table 8px layout

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