Is it possible to render readable screen type at a size of 3px?

I just created an icon in fireworks with a size 17*15 (which is small) and when i try to label the icon the minimum size of the text is 8 pixels which is very big . I want to have a label with text size 3. and I do not want the label to be blurred. It should be at least readable .
Can anyone help me regarding this ?

Answer

Nope. What you are asking for is pretty much impossible. You can’t render letterforms with only 3 vertical pixels. There have been attempts at making incredibly small screen type, though. For instance:

http://www.typophile.com/node/61920

That face has a 3px x-height. So pretty small. Is it readable? Not really. But a fun experiment.

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Source : Link , Question Author : Praneel PIDIKITI , Answer Author : DA01

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