Giant Font

Discussion in 'HTML' started by Blinky the Shark, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. Blinky the Shark, Jan 25, 2008
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    John Hosking Guest

    Blinky the Shark wrote:
    > I nearly got a concussion just now when a page came up in Firefox.
    >
    > This is what I get: http://blinkynet.net/stuff/comp/bigspoons.jpg
    >
    > That is capture is FULL SCREEN on my 1920x1200px monitor!
    >
    > http://www.spoonsandthings.com/SPOONS.htm
    >
    > Is anybody else seeing that? It's not like that in Opera or Konq.


    That text is kind of <big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big>.

    FF's Web Developer Extension tells me the text is 364.533px, which is,
    heh, larger than I require. Especially since I've got one of those
    old-timey monitors with only 1280x1024 resolution. I had to maximize FF
    just to get the whole "Spoons" on the screen.


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    John Hosking, Jan 25, 2008
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    rf Guest

    "Blinky the Shark" <> wrote in message
    news:p...
    >
    > I nearly got a concussion just now when a page came up in Firefox.
    >
    > This is what I get: http://blinkynet.net/stuff/comp/bigspoons.jpg
    >
    > That is capture is FULL SCREEN on my 1920x1200px monitor!
    >
    > http://www.spoonsandthings.com/SPOONS.htm
    >
    > Is anybody else seeing that?


    Yep. Many (about 8 or 10) nested <big> elements. Seems FF goes berzerk.

    It's not like that in Opera or Konq.

    Nor IE where I bet it was developed.


    A small point: Why were you searching for spoons? ;-)

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    rf, Jan 25, 2008
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  4. rf wrote:

    > "Blinky the Shark" <> wrote in message
    > news:p...
    >>
    >> I nearly got a concussion just now when a page came up in Firefox.
    >>
    >> This is what I get: http://blinkynet.net/stuff/comp/bigspoons.jpg
    >>
    >> That is capture is FULL SCREEN on my 1920x1200px monitor!
    >>
    >> http://www.spoonsandthings.com/SPOONS.htm
    >>
    >> Is anybody else seeing that?

    >
    > Yep. Many (about 8 or 10) nested <big> elements. Seems FF goes berzerk.
    >
    >> It's not like that in Opera or Konq.

    >
    > Nor IE where I bet it was developed.


    I won't be taking that bet. I'd say anything else is about a million to
    one. :)

    > A small point: Why were you searching for spoons? ;-)


    Well, that's a good question!

    Ever heard of a "tasting spoon"?

    I hadn't either. Then someone mentioned them in a cooking group, and from
    their description, I had to go looking to see an image or two. :)

    http://kitchencarvers.com/Tasting_Spoon.htm

    Clever! The cooling is a nice bonus.


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    Blinky the Shark, Jan 25, 2008
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  5. John Hosking wrote:

    > Blinky the Shark wrote:
    >> I nearly got a concussion just now when a page came up in Firefox.
    >>
    >> This is what I get: http://blinkynet.net/stuff/comp/bigspoons.jpg
    >>
    >> That is capture is FULL SCREEN on my 1920x1200px monitor!
    >>
    >> http://www.spoonsandthings.com/SPOONS.htm
    >>
    >> Is anybody else seeing that? It's not like that in Opera or Konq.

    >
    > That text is kind of <big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big>.
    >
    > FF's Web Developer Extension tells me the text is 364.533px, which is,
    > heh, larger than I require. Especially since I've got one of those
    > old-timey monitors with only 1280x1024 resolution. I had to maximize FF
    > just to get the whole "Spoons" on the screen.


    And surprise! It's a FrontPage page abor...er...creation! :)


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    Blinky the Shark, Jan 25, 2008
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    James Hutton Guest

    Looking at the skills of the website designers, I found this...

    "Skills...

    * excellent proofreading skills
    * creative
    * accurate
    * Web Page Design Specialist designation, WordPerfect Specialist
    designation, Business Computer Applications Certificate (Mohawk College,
    Hamilton, Ontario)
    * now using Access, Corel Draw, Corel Photopaint, Corel WordPerfect
    9, Excel, Microsoft Word, Arts and Letters Draw, Image Composer/Gif
    Animator, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft FrontPage"

    A web page design specialist.

    I shall really say no more.

    James
     
    James Hutton, Jan 25, 2008
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  7. On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:51:50 -0800, Blinky the Shark wrote:
    > John Hosking wrote:
    >> Blinky the Shark wrote:
    >>> I nearly got a concussion just now when a page came up in Firefox.
    >>>
    >>> This is what I get: http://blinkynet.net/stuff/comp/bigspoons.jpg
    >>>
    >>> That is capture is FULL SCREEN on my 1920x1200px monitor!
    >>>
    >>> http://www.spoonsandthings.com/SPOONS.htm
    >>>
    >>> Is anybody else seeing that? It's not like that in Opera or Konq.

    >>
    >> That text is kind of <big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big>.
    >>
    >> FF's Web Developer Extension tells me the text is 364.533px, which is,
    >> heh, larger than I require. Especially since I've got one of those
    >> old-timey monitors with only 1280x1024 resolution. I had to maximize FF
    >> just to get the whole "Spoons" on the screen.

    >
    > And surprise! It's a FrontPage page abor...er...creation! :)


    Displays ok in lynx. :)

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    Allodoxaphobia, Jan 26, 2008
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