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Make font weight inherit in preflight #8078

merged 3 commits into from Apr 15, 2022


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This PR adds the font-weight inherit as the preflight to normalize it across browsers.

In our code we set a default font-weight of 500 on the body along other default font properties. However, for button elements, the font-weight is inherited by default on Chrome and Firefox:


However, on Safari, the font-weight is not inherited and default to 400:


This PR ensure the button is properly normalized so that everything renders consistently across browsers.

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Thanks! I think we can call this a bug fix since the behavior is currently inconsistent across browsers.

@adamwathan adamwathan merged commit 206f1d6 into tailwindlabs:master Apr 15, 2022
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