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Font relative sizes


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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<title>CSS Example</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<style type='text/css'>
p {font-family:arial; font-size:12pt;}

/* relative sizes */
p.larger {font-size:larger;}


<h1>Relative sizes (relative to 12pt)</h1>
<p class="smaller">This relative font size is smaller</p>
<p class="larger">This relative font size is larger</p>


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