Too broad table rows in Mozilla Firefox
Thread poster: Heinrich Pesch

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Oct 22, 2004

When I open the following thread

in Firefox, I see oly part of the text. The table row stretches far to the right. When I open it in IE, all is well.
Is this a glich in the coding? Most other forums work well in Mozilla too.


Magda Dziadosz  Identity Verified
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Long link Oct 22, 2004

Hi Heinrich,
I also see this topic streched to the right (Mozilla) and the reason for this is the link given in one of the posts - it's a series of characters without breaks, that's why it takes a whole, looong line. I guess in IE the link is broken, so not helpful, either.

To avoid such situations it's always better to give a clickable link using html (url=) (/url), etc, in square brackets. Otherwise the post is streched out in Mozilla and in IE - the link is broken.


[Edited at 2004-10-22 11:15]


Jason Grimes
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Forced wrap of long lines in forum posts Oct 23, 2004

Hi Heinrich and Magda,

I have made a change that causes long lines in forum posts to be wrapped to prevent stretching the page out too wide.

Thanks for the report.




Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Forced wrap only for new posts? Nov 12, 2004

To Jason: with existing posts containing long URLS - e.g. - there is still no wraparound in Mozilla or Firefox.

Sorry, but it doesn't work for new questions either. Just found a new one at which still suffers from the same problem.

[Edited at 2004-11-12 11:59]


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