Help! Crazy Font Sizes

Giganews Newsgroups
Subject: Help! Crazy Font Sizes
Posted by:  k… (Kai Jaeger)
Date: 17 Nov 2003

I am playing with setting font sizes in CSS using em as unit of
measurement. All seems to be fine. Even Netscape Navigator shows the
characters very similar to IE, what is not the kind if px is used!

when selecting the "Larger" or "Smaller" command from the menubar in
IE, font sizes increases from normal (1em) to, say, 6em or so _in the
first step_!!!
In the next step it seems to be 20em or say. Choosing "Smaller" makes
the text already unreadable in the first step: 2 pixels or so.

What in the hell is going on here?

Interestingly, Netscape 7.1 and Opera 7.2 both works well.

Does anyone have experience with this?