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Topic # 67972 12-Sep-2010 11:30
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I just got myself a 26" screen so i could set up a monitoring screen for my network with the dude.
Sometimes i put up a second website on this screen but because its further away, i like to enlarge the text, which the geekzone design layout doesnt allow me to do in IE

Just thought i would post this
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200703/ie_7_does_not_resize_text_sized_in_pixels/




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  Reply # 378967 12-Sep-2010 12:35
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I won't say it...
I will just state it:

Google Chrome is nice.
Firefox is also nice.

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If you were just wanting to stick with IE - then you could try the CTRL + Mouse Scroll trick.






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  Reply # 378970 12-Sep-2010 13:04
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Yea i knew someone was going to reply with that.
Although i recomend firefox and chrome to all our customers and force them to be used on the servers that i manage as a means of malware protection, i dont like them myself.

Firefox isnt as fast as IE to open up, and chrome just doesnt feel like its a completed program - heaps of things missing, like a file, edit view menus. I hate programs that hide that stuff.

I dont want this thread to turn into a browser war debate but just thought i could hopefully point out something about the site that could be improved.




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  Reply # 378975 12-Sep-2010 13:08
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Since IE7 onward it is switched to use Zoom, same method as with Firefox and Chrome and Opera and Safari...




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  Reply # 378976 12-Sep-2010 13:09
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raytaylor: Yea i knew someone was going to reply with that.
Although i recomend firefox and chrome to all our customers and force them to be used on the servers that i manage as a means of malware protection, i dont like them myself.

Firefox isnt as fast as IE to open up, and chrome just doesnt feel like its a completed program - heaps of things missing, like a file, edit view menus. I hate programs that hide that stuff.

I dont want this thread to turn into a browser war debate but just thought i could hopefully point out something about the site that could be improved.


That's fair enough.

Does the Scroll Wheel + CTRL trick work with enlarging Geekzone?

I have not used IE in about 5+ years, and have not used Windows in 3+ years so can't really try it out. 






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  Reply # 378978 12-Sep-2010 13:13
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You can indeed zoom but then the banner advertisments cover the forum text.




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  Reply # 378979 12-Sep-2010 13:19
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raytaylor: You can indeed zoom but then the banner advertisments cover the forum text.


Ah this sounds like that if you wish to keep using IE you may have to subscribe.

Are you using IE7 or IE8? Tried this in other browsers just to make sure? 




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  Reply # 378985 12-Sep-2010 13:32
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It works fine with IE8 for me.  Both mousewheel scroll and using the magnifier at the bottom right of the browser.

I have compatibility mode turned off for the site if that makes any difference.




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