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Bug 11687 - increasing font size garbles words and loses word wrap
increasing font size garbles words and loses word wrap
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Low minor (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: accessibility, testme
Depends on:
Blocks: 640
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Reported: 2007-10-17 00:47 UTC by rchannon
Modified: 2013-04-02 20:28 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Web browser: Internet Explorer
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description rchannon 2007-10-17 00:47:12 UTC
I use IE 7.0.5730.11.  Because I can't read the font on  many web sites, I use the mouse wheel to enlarge the type.  Unfortunately, in Wikipedia, the words then fail to wrap.  In addition, some words overlap as shown on the attached screen shot.  My solution is to copy the information to MS Word, but this is rather lumsy.  Hope you can fix this sometime.
Comment 1 rchannon 2007-10-17 00:48:14 UTC
sorry no screen shot but it should be obvious
Comment 2 Siebrand Mazeland 2009-06-04 11:05:45 UTC
Update Web browser.
Comment 3 Siebrand Mazeland 2009-06-04 11:35:35 UTC
Adding testme. Please test with Internet Explorer 8 and note the result here.
Comment 4 rchannon 2009-06-04 17:15:57 UTC
Sorry I use IE 7 and dont have access to IE8.  I notice that wikipedia still has problems with wordwrap - the words go off the screen when fonts are enlarged, but the overlapping of words does not *seem* to be happening any more.  parts of some letters appear to be missing however or sometimes repeated.
Comment 5 Dan Collins 2011-07-13 21:06:26 UTC
This is definitely /not/ a parser bug, recategorizing.
Comment 6 Andre Klapper 2012-11-26 22:47:15 UTC
rchannon: If this is still an issue, please attach a screenshot, provide a link (web address) where to see the problem, and provide your current browser and browser version and your operating system (for example: "Windows 7").
Comment 7 Andre Klapper 2013-04-02 20:28:18 UTC
Unfortunately closing this report as no further information has been provided.

rchannon: Please feel free to reopen this report if you can provide the information asked for and if this still happens. Thanks!

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