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by pointer165-2009 / October 3, 2011 11:04 AM PDT

I just got a new iMac, with all the new "whistles etc"..but I like to keep things very simple on my computer.I have been an Apple user for about 3 decades.I get almost everything from one browser and that's Firefox 7.0.1, all my mail , all my browsing..keep it simple and the chances of loosing stuff is less..BUT when I come on CNET everything(the letters etc) are all out of place and making it smaller or bigger does not solve this problem. I know it's just one box I have to check off in Firefox and that is my question.

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Clarification Request
(NT) What does it look like in Safari?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 3, 2011 9:53 PM PDT
In reply to: FIREFOX 7.0.1
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by pointer165-2009 / October 4, 2011 3:07 AM PDT

Didn't Try!..lIke I said ,I like to keep everything orgainized...if I have to use that browser, then everything gets switched to that browser..let me try to give you an answer..BTW: it only happens with

LOOKS PERFECT in Safari! I guess I will switch off to Firefox and have that as my default..Thanks so much for taking the time, I appreciate it!


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glad to help,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 4, 2011 6:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Hi

You may find that there are some sites that do not render well in Safari, that's when you go to your backup, Firefox, for that site.


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It's like in the Lord of the Rings:
by macnerd10 / October 4, 2011 7:33 AM PDT
In reply to: glad to help,

I am still in quest for an ideal browser that would do what I want. It used to be iCab but Lion dealt it a blow, still to be recovered. Firefox seems to be fine with a vast majority of sites. But it cannot save pages as pdf; print option is not that good...

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NO Problem
by pointer165-2009 / October 4, 2011 2:04 PM PDT

I have Lion and print from Firefox with no problem.. ..never heard of iCab! I use PDF pages for manuels to like my new blu ray player and it downloaded the PDF and then I open..I never open a PDF in a browser

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I look up a lot of science papers in the browser
by macnerd10 / October 4, 2011 5:58 PM PDT
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Cannot download them all, would be a serious clutter on the desktop or downloads folder ))). iCab was wonderful before Lion; hope the developer will tweak it soon.

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cleaner looking
by pointer165-2009 / October 4, 2011 2:00 PM PDT

The page looks clean and the letters are not overlapping each Firefox it was a mess but so far, just the CNET page and I like seeing what's going on

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by pointer165-2009 / October 4, 2011 8:13 AM PDT
In reply to: FIREFOX 7.0.1

This site CNET.COM ,is really the only site that was unreadable for me in Firefox. I guess they had Apple people design their site

I decided I am not going to switch everything over and use Safari when I need to...but with this LION, I know I am missing allot..I just want to keep it as simple as possible

Thanks everyone!

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