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why to write this below line in css and what is meaning of these line

  • # January 28, 2013 at 2:09 am

    font: 100%/1.4 Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;

    # January 28, 2013 at 2:42 am

    100% = font-size

    1.4 = line height

    Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif = pointess fallback fonts (Arial, Helvetica should do it)

    # January 28, 2013 at 3:04 am

    The font property is the shorthand for font-size, line-height, font-weight, font-style and font-family.

    # January 28, 2013 at 3:29 am

    thanks

    # January 28, 2013 at 5:07 am

    @HugoGiraudel

    It actually goes like this:

    `font-style` `font-variant` `font-weight` `font-size/line-height` `font-family`

    # January 28, 2013 at 5:35 am

    Note that you don’t have to use the shorthand, I actually prefer doing it long hand, for example;


    .box {
    font-family: xxx;
    font-size: xxx;
    font-weight: xxx;
    }

    It’s perfectly valid this way and I find it easier to read and change.

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