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16px font size not in the dropdown, why?

Mar 23, 2013 5:10 PM

Tags: #font #size

I have a very simple question.

Default font size for web is 16px.

Why does Photoshop skip 16px in the font size dropdown?


..12px 14px 18px.....


Is there a way to edit the dropdown menu?

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    Mar 23, 2013 7:05 PM   in reply to sasori3900861

    The drop-down box does not show size in pixels, but rather in points (1/72 of an inch). For a doc with a resolution of 72 ppi, they will be equivalent.


    If you double-click on the size field to highlight it, you can enter whatever size you desire.

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    Mar 24, 2013 1:23 AM   in reply to sasori3900861

    since 16px is the default font size of the web.


    Where do you get that from? There is no such thing as a default web font size.



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    Mar 24, 2013 8:06 AM   in reply to sasori3900861

    Of course you're right about the Prefrences. I was sure it was there, but couldn't find it. Turns out I was looking und 'Type', not 'Units and Rulers'. Senior moment!

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