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Changing Text Size Using IE does not work

Prakash Dwivedi
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Joined: Sep 28, 2002
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Hi,
I want to increase the font size for this site. I use IE 6. Somehow the feature provided be IE to increase the font size does not work for this site. It causes lot of inconveniece to the me, who find it difficult to read smaller fonts.

Is there some alternative way to increase the font size?


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Eric Pascarello
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this site as in coderanch/javaranch?

I feel sorry you use a 6 year old browser

Eric
Deepak Bala
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Is there some alternative way to increase the font size?


Yes. Use firefox :)


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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It looks like it doesn't work in IE 8 either.

The JForum source code (that this site is based on) hard coded the font sizes. Yuck. Anyone want to volunteer to change and test this?



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Michael Dunn
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I just fired up IE8 and ctrl/+ and ctrl/- both increased/decreased the font size OK
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Michael Dunn wrote:I just fired up IE8 and ctrl/+ and ctrl/- both increased/decreased the font size OK

Interesting. "Zoom in/out" works just fine. It's "only" changing the text size explicitly that has an issue.
Prakash Dwivedi
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Eric Pascarello wrote:this site as in coderanch/javaranch?

I feel sorry you use a 6 year old browser

Eric


Can't help it, its my office computer.


Deepak Bala wrote:Yes. Use firefox

Eric


Can't do that; its office computer and do not have permissions to install new s/w
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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