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Font tag not in HTML 5 - what should emails use to size text? shiphen msg:4522905 2:35 pm on Nov 27, 2012 (gmt 0) Hi I see that the <font> tag is not supported in HTML5. What (the heck) are we supposed to use in email then? I mean is the assumption that all email will have to use CSS? I thought some email readers do not... and therefore we should all use <font> tags, no? J
lucy24 msg:4523081 1:48 am on Nov 28, 2012 (gmt 0)
Oh, how tempting it is to say: You should simply continue using whatever tag you've been using for the past 10 years for all other purposes, after alternatives to <font> came into existence. Other possible answers are: Do you have solid evidence for thinking that e-mail restricts itself to tags permitted in a language that officially doesn't exist yet? and There are always inline styles. <style = "font-family: blahblah; font-size: blahblah"> et cetera.