August 17, 2007 4:56 PM EDT
Hey Guys - you`ve convinced me :) I`ve scaled down the text size so that it isn`t painfully large now, but it is still bigger than normal which is what I`m going for. Craig, you are absolutely right about CSS font sizes, although (and you may already be aware of this) you`ll find you have a lot more control if you use `em` for the measurement. 1 em is equal to 100% of the default font size set in the browser. So you can make smaller size text by using less than one (say 0.8em for 80% of the default font size) or a larger size by using larger than 1 (say 1.2 em for 120% of the default font size). Also, you are mostly correct regarding % - but it is actually the percentage of the parent element. So if you have a <div> that is 800px wide, you could have a <p> within that that is set to 50% width and it would be 400px wide - even if the browser window is 1000px wide.
I`m still working on improving the copy on the website according to your suggestions (which are very helpful, by the way) - I will hopefully be able to get to it soon, but I`m busy this weekend with weddings and church and family reunions... you know how it goes!
My accountant friend met with me this afternoon to help me get my books set up properly which was a huge help so things are moving along nicely.
Thanks again for all your help. I`ll post again once I get the content updated - if you don`t mind taking another look at it then, I`d be very appreciative of that!
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