Closed Bug 11862 Opened 21 years ago Closed 21 years ago
[PP] 'ex' length measurement is smaller on Mac
Using 8/13 Apprunner on Win 95, Win NT, Win 98, Mac8.5 and Linux 5.2 RedHat (don't have 6.0 installed yet) Open attached file. There are eight boxes assigned different measurement units for padding. Expected results: The boxes should be very close to the same size (measurements equalized) Actual results: Mac8.5: the 'ex' box is noticably smaller Win 95, Win 98, Win NT, Linux: okay On Mac8.5, this bug is prevalent across all CSS1 properties that have an 'ex' length value
Looks like the font metrics on the mac has bad xheight.
how did font metrics end up on my plate? assigning back to gecko team.
Pierre -- can you please look into this issue?
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 21 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Fixed. I changed to ratio of lowercase/uppercase to 5/7 = 0.71. The other platforms use lowercase/maxascent = 5/9 = 0.56.
Using 9/16 Apprunner on Mac8.5, looks better. Verifying bug fixed.
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