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When displaying fonts, what’s the difference between pixels, points and ems?

Question ListCategory: .NETWhen displaying fonts, what’s the difference between pixels, points and ems?
jamessmith05 author asked 3 years ago
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jessica537 author answered 3 years ago

A pixel is the lowestresolution dot the computer monitor supports. Its size depends on user’s settings and monitor size. A point is always 1/72 of an inch. An em is the number of pixels that it takes to display the letter M.

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