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Old 03-23-2009, 05:44 AM   #1
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Is there some way to line wrap email using kubuntu 8.04 with seamonkey and gmail.For example reading this forum some lines are twice as wide as the window . changing text zoom makes text unreadable and continual horizontal scrolling is irksome
 
Old 03-24-2009, 03:09 PM   #2
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I've seen that from time to time, and can only attribute it to a browser rendering issue in the forums.. or a CODE Block of text that is wider than normal.

Have you tried a different browser to see if the issue goes away ?
 
Old 03-26-2009, 12:10 AM   #3
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I have tried IE6 ; but dont like it because of its lack of font sizing.
 
Old 03-26-2009, 08:22 AM   #4
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so does the problem still exist in IE6 ?

I would give Firefox, Opera, or Safari as shot for testing purposes.
 
Old 04-06-2009, 02:40 AM   #5
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Since my last post on this thread some days ago I have installed Ubuntu8.04 and now have firefox3 as my default browser and I am having the same problem of mail overflowing the browser window. how can I prevent this ??
 
Old 04-06-2009, 02:46 AM   #6
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I still don't understand what you mean. This forum isn't e-mail to
begin with. Can you post an example screen-shot of the problem
you're trying to eliminate? What screen resolution are you using,
what font-sizes have you chosen?



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Old 04-07-2009, 02:35 AM   #7
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In Firefox preferences I have set the default minimum font at 16. when I look at LQO forum replies and questions and also when on the web some lines can be almost twice the length of my maximised window width .This requires horizontal scrolling to read the whole line which I find irksome Zooming out makes things too small to read comfortably. BTW in which forum do you recommend this query should have been posted??
 
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No idea which forum, newbie is probably as good as any.

16 pt is a pretty large font - what screen resolution are you using?
 
Old 04-14-2009, 03:57 AM   #9
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I think the font size must be in pixels . On screen it looks like maybe 10pt. Resolution is 1280x1024
 
Old 04-14-2009, 08:10 AM   #10
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Well I checked on my computer, Linuxquestions.org still displays without a hertical scroll down to 800x600 (the slightlest zoom on opera tho, say 110% and one is displayed). I would say perhaps a screenshot might enlighten us to the situtation, it's very hard to help you with this because we can not really tell what's going on.
 
  


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