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CSS Font-size Property

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CSS font-size Property


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Definition

The font-size property sets the size of a font.

Inherited: Yes


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.fontSize="larger"

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can find more details about the fontSize property.

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can also find a full Style Object Reference.


Example

body
{
font-size: x-large
}

p
{
font-size: 10px
}

Possible Values

Value Description
xx-small
x-small
small
medium
large
x-large
xx-large
Sets the size of the font to different sizes, from xx-small to xx-large.

Default value: medium

smaller Sets the font-size to a smaller size than the parent element
larger Sets the font-size to a larger size than the parent element
length Sets the font-size to a fixed size
% Sets the font-size to a % of  the parent element



Try-It-Yourself Demos

Set the size of the font
This example demonstrates how to set the size of a font.


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