Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118033
Accessiblity, Netscape - drop down field window does not increase with Text Zoom
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:04:11 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)
Description of problem:
Changing text size in Netscape 7 increases drop down text nicely but
the window does not increase in size. So you cannot see the big text.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. From Netscape menu, select View, then Text Zoom 200%.
2. In back-end Folder Browser, look at the Create new: window size.
Actual Results: Cannot read window contents.
Expected Results: Window is big enough to show all of the letters.
Automatica resizing of browser windows is not something well behaved
applications should be doing. For a start the user can quite easily
resize it manually as required & they are in by far the best position
to do it, since they can visually see when it is the correct size. At
best we could guess at what a resonable size might be to display all
content, but more often than not it would be wrong, since there are so
many variables to consider & thus automatically resizing would just
Created attachment 98454 [details]
screen shot of the Create new: window
It is certainly possible I am simply unaware of how to resize it manually.
But I wonder, are we talking about the same thing? Here is a picture of the
"window" I mean.