[Phpmyadmin-devel] fixed font sizes

Sebastian Mendel lists at sebastianmendel.de
Fri Jul 7 15:30:19 CEST 2006

Marc Delisle schrieb:
> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>>>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>>>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>>>>>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> I wonder why in darkblue_orange's layout.inc.php we see
>>>>>>> $GLOBALS['cfg']['FontSize']            = '8pt';
>>>>>>> didn't we decide to avoid forcing a font size, saying that this is the 
>>>>>>> user's responsability in his browser?
>>>>>>> See 
>>>>>>> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1494593&group_id=23067&atid=377408
>>>>>> yes we decided, but for Default theme, or not? many users who use
>>>>>> darkblue uses this theme also for the smaller font size - or not?
>>>>> Well, I think that not forcing a font size and telling users that they 
>>>>> have control over the font size from their browser, should be 
>>>>> appropriate for original, darkblue_orange and all the custom themes...
>>>> yes, i think this too ... but the users don't ... i have no problem
>>>> dropping this ... btw. after fixing this quirks mode and scrollbar bug i
>>>> would like to implement a new selectbox on the mainpage, where the user
>>>> can select font size in % - than it is clear that the base font size in
>>>> all themes should be removed.
>>> Selecting font size in % does not seem very intuitive to offer to the 
>>> majority of users. I don't remember where but sometimes I see icons 
>>> looking like
>>> A+  A-
>> why not a selection?
>> how about:
>> Font-size: [100% \/] A+ A  A-
> Ok let's try it.
>>> The A meaning "text size", so users can increase or decrease it with one 
>>> click.  We could even store this in their cookies :)
>> yes of course, like lang und charset
>>> ----------------------------------
>>> About the font size and this code:
>>> select, input, textarea {
>>>      font-size:          0.7em;
>>> }
>> this is one of the things that will be obsolete if the IE uses standard
>> compliance mode to render our page - one of the reasons why i work on
>> the scrollbar bug and the current fix on phpMyAdmin, at the moment the
>> scrollbar bug is fixed by forcing IE into quirks mode, what makes all
>> this trouble with CSS, the above is just one of this
> I agree with removing quirk mode, but...
> this one is not a IE-only problem, it happens in all browsers.
> Like Juergen says in the thread, even if we do not put a fixed-font size 
> of 8 into a theme, an admin could do it. Then, Juergen finds that 
> multiplying this by .7 gives a too small font.

yes, this will be completely removed, this is what i mean that it will
become obsolete


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