CSS font-size

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The CSS font-size property is used for specifying the size of your font.

Tip: Use CSS font to set the most common font properties in one go.

Syntax: font-size: <value>
Possible Values: Absolute Sizes:
  • xx-small
  • x-small
  • small
  • medium
  • large
  • x-large
  • xx-large
Relative Sizes:
  • larger
  • smaller
Length:
  • An absolute font size (independent of the user agent's font table). Negative lengths are illegal.
Percentage:
  • An absolute font size relative to the parent element's font size.
Initial Value: medium
Applies to: All elements
Inherited: Yes (the computed value)
Media: Visual
Example: p {font-size: x-large}
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