The <sub> and <sup> elements do not render like other browsers: font-size is not used the same way

Confirmed Issue #7764791 • Assigned to Peter S.

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Created
Jun 2, 2016
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Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer
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Reported by 2 people

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Steps to reproduce

When you style text inside a < sup > or < sub > element, the font gets rendered slightly smaller than the specified font-size says. Thats a bug that is still existing since Internet Explorer and has been filed by your employee Christian Heilmann in may 2015.

Demo:
https://twitter.com/MoritzGiessmann/status/597740625816084480

Conversation:
https://twitter.com/MoritzGiessmann/status/597740625816084480

Old uservoice ticket:
https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/10790061-fix-the-sub-sup-css-font-size-bug

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rick J.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Assigned To from “Christian F.” to “Sergey M.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Title from “<sub> <sup> CSS font-size bug” to “The <sub> and <sup> elements do not render like other browsers: font-size is not used the same way”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sergey M.” to “Peter S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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