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Topic # 25054 10-Aug-2008 22:34
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Hello Everyone,

Sorry if this has been brought up before, but I can't find any reference to it. I used to use Opera, which I love, but I have made the switch for various reasons to Firefox (grumble, grumble :)

I had this problem in Opera, but used the Opera scale to fix to fix it, but wanted to know how to do the same in Firefox, or ideally why geekzone makes the page about a inch wider than my screen is. I run geekzone on Firefox 3.0.1/XP on 1024x768.

Any ideas? It's really annoying.




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  Reply # 155735 10-Aug-2008 22:52
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Firefox 3 has full page zoom - so you can scale if you like (as it also remembers it for any page on the site too)

It has been known that Geekzone is slightly wider than the normal 1024px width.




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  Reply # 155746 10-Aug-2008 23:14
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manhinli: Firefox 3 has full page zoom - so you can scale if you like (as it also remembers it for any page on the site too)

It has been known that Geekzone is slightly wider than the normal 1024px width.


I couldn't find full page zoom, but if I choose to zoom out, everything looks small and ugly, do you think it's possible to get da man to fix geekzone?




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  Reply # 155748 10-Aug-2008 23:19
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Mmm Firefox, I tried 3 really liked it, but had to switch back to 2 as it wouldn't display a website I use regularly.

So now I use IE and Firefox 2 on and off, anything that doesn’t work in Firefox will usually work in IE and vice versa, but more times than not I find IE works best.

So much for a replacement for IE...

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  Reply # 155749 10-Aug-2008 23:23
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nzbnw:

Mmm Firefox, I tried 3 really liked it, but had to switch back to 2 as it wouldn't display a website I use regularly.

So now I use IE and Firefox 2 on and off, anything that doesn’t work in Firefox will usually work in IE and vice versa, but more times than not I find IE works best.

So much for a replacement for IE...

nzbnw



I've used Opera for the last 5 years, and it's been fantastic, very very quick, lots of good features but no bloat. Unheard of in software usually :-)

I finally gave Firefox another go because I wanted spell checking in forms (i.e. like posting here, and I'm deploying hundreds of desktops with Firefox so I really need to get to know it (sigh)

IE is ok, but it's SLOW. Just opening another empty tab is a painful experience. IE8 apparently fixes some speed issues.




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  Reply # 155750 10-Aug-2008 23:27
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exportgoldman:
IE is ok, but it's SLOW. Just opening another empty tab is a painful experience. IE8 apparently fixes some speed issues.


I hear you on that one, hope your right about IE8.

Thing that suprises me is the way FF3 formats some websites compared to FF2 Undecided. Frustrating!

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  Reply # 156012 11-Aug-2008 20:29
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... by the removal of the Bluetooth Guides?

Good to see that 1024px finally fits here.




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  Reply # 156013 11-Aug-2008 20:32
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Yes. The only thing forcing it to 1027 was the menu bar on top really. So I decided to remove a couple of items.






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Reply # 156420 12-Aug-2008 22:07
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Sweet. Thanks Mauricio

I should have asked you 6 months ago :-) Top man.




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