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font-size

Controls the size of text.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 3.0 and later 4.0 and later
Notes: Possible Values:
[absolute-size]
A predefined font size.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 3.0 and later 4.0 and later

Notes:
  • Possible values: xx-small, x-small, small, medium, large, x-large, xx-large.

larger
Text is formatted in a larger size relative to the current font size.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 4.0 and later 4.0 and later

[length]
The size of the text, in points.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 3.0 and later 4.0 and later

[percentage]
The size of the text as a percentage of the current font size.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 3.0 and later 4.0 and later

smaller
Text is formatted in a smaller size relative to the current font size.

Support:

W3C StandardInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
CSS1 and later 4.0 and later 4.0 and later

Example:
Our t-shirts are available in sizes 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: xx-small">xx-small</SPAN>, 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: x-small">x-small</SPAN>, 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: small">small</SPAN>, 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium">medium</SPAN>, 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: large">large</SPAN>, 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: x-large">x-large</SPAN>, and
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: xx-large">xx-large.</SPAN>
<DIV STYLE="font-size: small">
You can also special order t-shirts in 
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: smaller">smaller</SPAN> or  
<SPAN STYLE="font-size: larger">larger</SPAN> sizes.
</DIV> 
Our biggest shirt is <SPAN STYLE="font-size: 24">Size 24</SPAN>.
How It Looks:
Our t-shirts are available in sizes xx-small, x-small, small, medium, large, x-large, and xx-large.
You can also special order t-shirts in smaller or larger sizes.
Our biggest shirt is Size 24.

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