#68 CSS font size choice squashes text

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2013-12-01
2008-04-09
Anonymous
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https://postfixadmin.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/postfixadmin/trunk/css/default.css

body {
background: #ffffff;
color: #000000;
font-family: BitStream Vera Sans, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
font-size: 11px;
font-weight: normal;
}

The choice of 11 point BitStream Vera Sans causes some display errors for Mac users that can be seen on http://postfixadmin.sourceforge.net/ in the text "However, it may contain bugs." toward the bottom of the page. The 11pt font causes text overlapping when rendered bold (either <b> or <strong>) or italic, so that the "it may contain bugs" text is itself squashed like a bug ;)

At least, that's the rendering I get from the chosen fonts for Firefox on Mac OS X. Setting the font size to 10 or 12 resolves the issue for me. So this is probably as much a bug in the font "BitStream Vera Sans" on Mac OS X, since if I put arial, verdana or helvetica ahead I get fine rendering at 11pt.

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