Category: Browsers

Cut Off Text in Internet Explorer 7

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This tripped me up the other day. Looked fine in Internet Explorer¬†8 and other browsers but Internet Explorer 7 was cutting off the text, as if the element containing it was too small and an overflow: hidden; rule was at play. The fix? Setting the line-height to 100% on the offending as follows: h1 {…

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Google Remove Support for all but the Latest Browsers

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Google announced their plans to remove support for everything except the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari at the beginning of this month on the Gmail blog (which was also cross-posted on the Google Enterprise Blog and Google Docs Blog). This is obviously an interesting development for all those users of Google products (especially those on, as of August 1st, unsupported browsers) but what does it mean for the web at large?

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