Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 203937
Thunderbird ignores minimum font size settings.
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Thunderbird has a setting that allows you to specify the minimum font size. When
reading RSS feeds in thunderbird, that setting is ignored. Almost all feeds have
fonts that are too small to read.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 5 is no longer supported, could you please reproduce this with the
updated version of the currently supported distribution (Fedora Core 6, or
Fedora 7, or Rawhide)? If this issue turns out to still be reproducible, please
let us know in this bug report. If after a month's time we have not heard back
from you, we will have to close this bug as CANTFIX.
Setting status to NEEDINFO, and awaiting information from the reporter.
Thanks in advance.
We haven't got any reply to the last question about reproducability of the bug
with Fedora Core 6, Fedora 7, or Fedora devel. Mass closing this bug, so if you
have new information that would help us fix this bug, please reopen it with the
In fact on FC7 the minimum font size - and other font size settings - seems to
be ignored application-wide.
Ok, it's not *all* the font size settings that are being ignored. Just the
minimum font size, and that is ignored everywhere I can see.
The "other" font-size selections are just confusing and irritating since you
apparently have to set it once per locale - but that's another issue
Since this bugzilla report was filed, we have seriously upgraded Gecko-related
packages, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this
problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their
Please, confirm to us that this bug is reproducible on the latest upgrade of the
supported distribution (that's RHEL, or Fedora 7, 8, and Rawhide).
Setting the bug to NEEDINFO. If I won't get confirmation of reproducability in
30 days, the bug will be closed as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.
[This is mass-changing of bugs which seem to be too old and irrelevant anymore;
we are sorry, if this bug should not be incldued.]
I'm sure it's still an issue, since it's still an issue in rawhide/f9 with
The behavior I'm seeing on F9 is that in both mail and RSS messages, when my
minimum font size is 12pt, what is actually displayed is 9pt.
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received feedback to the
information we have requested above, we will assume the problem was not
reproducible, or has been fixed in one of the updates we have released for the
Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the latest
update of their distribution, and if this issue turns out to still be
reproducible in the latest update, please reopen this bug with additional
Closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.
[This is a mass-closing request, if you think that this bug shouldn't be closed,
please, reopen with additional information.]