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IE 8 display too small text boxes

by kami2k / March 24, 2009 9:56 PM PDT
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It is IE8
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2009 11:27 PM PDT
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still waiting
by kami2k / March 25, 2009 12:27 AM PDT
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still no use Sad

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I didn't offer a fix.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2009 12:29 AM PDT
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You don't have to wait to use Firefox, Opera or other fine solutions. Why must it be IE8?

I only offered that you are not alone in this annoying development.

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not ie
by kami2k / March 25, 2009 1:28 AM PDT
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well from last 3 years i shifted to ff, but just come back to check the new improved (so called) but it disappointed me again Sad

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Here's the fix
by Oldiesmann / March 25, 2009 2:03 PM PDT
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2009 2:09 PM PDT
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Makes you wonder why it is that way.

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the fix
by matt-jabs / March 25, 2009 4:13 PM PDT
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I couldn't believe it when I installed IE8! That's why I posted the fix...glad it helped you.

Matt of

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by kami2k / March 25, 2009 4:33 PM PDT
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Thanks to you all for helping and fixing the problem.

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There must be something else in play...
by Slikkster / March 25, 2009 9:12 PM PDT
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I have that option checked and I have IE8. I don't have the rendering issue that you had with Google or other sites (yet, anyway).
So, while you posted a nice fix, I'm thinking there are other options that might be causing this, as well. Do you have anything else going on in Windows that might be contributing to this, such as skins/style sheets, etc.?

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There's a reason...
by Rickinator / September 6, 2009 4:22 AM PDT
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FF and Opera are great; I personally use FF, and Opera at times. I wouldn't use IE at all but I code things and I need to check various browsers to see how things look. Right now I'm coding scrollbar colors and for some reason, IE seems to be about the only browser that supports them...unfortunately. It's the only thing that's missing from browsers such as FF or Opera. Although I hear that Netscape does, which I'm about to check on right now. In any case, I'd recommend FF or Opera for your browser choice.

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Found it
by Rickinator / September 6, 2009 4:27 AM PDT

* In IE8 click Tools >> Internet Options and choose the Advanced tab.
* Under Browsing about 1/2 way down, UNCHECK the Enable visual styles on buttons and controls in webpages.

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anti virus
by freedom783 / September 23, 2009 6:13 AM PDT
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