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CSS fonts settings not showing in ie5 on the Mac

   
3:23 pm on Apr 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Hi,

I'm developing a site and for some reason the font shows incorrectly in ie5 on the mac. I specify verdana for the body tag in a style sheet, but the mac just uses the default font set in the web browser preferences.

the url is:

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thanks

al

[edited by: Nick_W at 3:57 pm (utc) on April 29, 2003]
[edit reason] no urls please [/edit]

3:48 pm on Apr 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

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First port of call: Do macs actually come with verdana? :/
3:54 pm on Apr 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Hi alpher, welcome to WebmasterWorld. Please take down the url. Web site reviews are prohibited here and are against the Terms of Service.

You can edit your post by pressing the little "owner edit" button to the left.

Thanks.

:) Y

4:09 pm on Apr 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

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First port of call: Do macs actually come with verdana?

I've never been on a Mac that didn't have Verdana, and I assume that they all do.

I may be wrong, but I think that the problem is that you're applying the font style to the body tag. Try styling the <p> tag and see how that works.

4:42 pm on Apr 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

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sorry about posting the url.

Martinibuster you were right. I had the text in td tags and had to specifically apply the style to these as ie on the mac doesnt seem to inherit correctly from the body tag.

Thanks to all who responded.

Alex

 

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