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Donald R. Cossitt
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I noticed today that page content will not fit on my screen. I have not had this trouble in the past. I have twin 19" monitors set at 1024x768 but content will not fit. I vaguely remember a post in the past about this but cannot find it. I have been viewing this site since the first of this year and have not had this problem in the past...what has changed?
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Thomas Paul
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Nothing has changed. It fits fine on my screen and I'm running at 1024x768. Is the problem on all pages or only a particular page?
 
Frank Carver
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Usually this is because someone has used a fixed with font with no automatic line-wrapping for part of one message in a thread. Typically this comes from posting a code or command-line example.
If one message is especially wide, the whole enclosing thread is widened to fit.
Can you see all of this thread?
 
Donald R. Cossitt
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I can see all of this thread as well as others. I was searching "Servlets" for a particular subject and as luck would have it, some results had the "fixed font" issue spoken of evidently.
I retraced my steps from this morning and found that actually had a problem with this post - couldn't re-locate others.
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[ September 13, 2003: Message edited by: Donald R. Cossitt ]
 
Jim Yingst
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Looks like it's exactly what Frank described. Some of the code lines were a little long, forcing the whole page to be extra wide. I've edited it a bit now - is that better? Really though, the lines weren't all that long. If you can set your monitor resoultion a little higher (or your font size smaller), that may help in the future. We can't fix every post that has lines that are a little too long - we usually just go after the really long ones.
 
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I had this problem too. One day, line wrap just went away. Decided to finally toss IE and download Mozilla. Problem solved. If I had used this solution to solve the CODE font-size problem instead of complaining about it here, I would have spared a lot of helpful folks a lot of trouble.
 
Donald R. Cossitt
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instead of complaining about it here

Interesting you should see a simple question as a "complaint"
I was just curious: just the kind of folks forums cater to.
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Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by Steve Lovelace:
I would have spared a lot of helpful folks a lot of trouble.

How can we prove we are helpful if you don't give us a chance to be helpful?
 
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