Bug 118034 - Accessiblity, Explorer - text size of drop down list does not increase
Accessiblity, Explorer - text size of drop down list does not increase
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise CMS
Classification: Retired
Component: APLAWS (Show other bugs)
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Daniel Berrange
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Reported: 2004-03-11 05:52 EST by James Kearns
Modified: 2010-09-03 10:31 EDT (History)
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Description James Kearns 2004-03-11 05:52:39 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
Changing text size in Microsoft Internet Explorer does not alter text 
in, for example, APLAWS Folder Browser Create new: dropdown list.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. From Microsoft Internet Explorer menu, select View, then Text Size 
Largest.
2. In back-end Folder Browser, look at text size in Create new: 
dropdown.
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Actual Results:  Text size increases everywhere except in dropdowns

Expected Results:  Text size increases everywhere including in 
dropdowns

Additional info:

In Netscape, Text size increases everywhere including in dropdowns
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2004-03-11 06:52:00 EST
This appears to be a bug in internet explorer. We are using symbolic
font size names throughout CMS, eg 'small', 'x-smal', 'medium', etc.
There are no specific styles set against the <select> or <input> tags
so they should inherit font size from their containing element, but
they do not appear to be doing this. I experimented with setting an
explicit font size, but that only works for '<select>' elements - text
fields ie <input> elements still don't re-size. The only way I can get
them to reliably resize is to switch to using percentage sizing
instead of symbolic names, but this causes problems in older (ie pre
v5) versions of Internet Explorer.

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