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My default font size is set at 18px. Is this the default default font size for all users of ff 3.6+?

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I was developing a site in ff when I noticed other browsers were rendering the font size smaller than in firefox. Upon investigation I discovered that my ff 3.6 default font was Adobe Caslon Pro Bold 18px. I have never deliberately set this. My understanding was that all browsers default default font size was 16px. Has ff default font size changed from 16px to 18px?

Réiteach roghnaithe

You can see the defaults in a screenshot in this KB article: Some text shows up bold after upgrade
You can check the font setting in: Tools > Options > Content : Fonts & Colors > Advanced
Default Font: Times New Roman (16)
Fonts for  : Western
Proportional: Serif (16)
Serif  : Times New Roman
Sans-serif  : Arial
Monospace  : Courier New (13)

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

You can see the defaults in a screenshot in this KB article: Some text shows up bold after upgrade
You can check the font setting in: Tools > Options > Content : Fonts & Colors > Advanced
Default Font: Times New Roman (16)
Fonts for  : Western
Proportional: Serif (16)
Serif  : Times New Roman
Sans-serif  : Arial
Monospace  : Courier New (13)

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Thank you for your prompt reply cor-el. It fully answered my question and the other questions I forgot to ask. I was quite concerned that if the default font size had changed that all new ff users would see my sites with larger than intended font size. It is reassuring that this problem will be limited to my system and a few others who have a similar font size issues.

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You're welcome.

You can also see preferences that have changed as bold (user set) values on the about:config page.
See http://kb.mozillazine.org/about%3Aconfig