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problems with layout at different dpi

Sent by Scot Schlinger on 19 September 2005 21:09

Hi all,

I have a strange problem and I dont' know if I will explain it all that 
clearly, but here goes:

I am working on a design that has a problem on certain computers (dell 
laptops within the company) at certain dpis in ie 6.x windows xp. If I view 
the design in ff 1.0.6 there are no problems and up until the last changes 
(see below) (so that the news and products areas would be in the correct 
area) it worked fine on ie 6.x (desktop and laptops (96dpi)). If the site 
looks correct at 96dpi on a desktop, in my experience, it works fine at 
120dpi also (very hard to duplicate problem). I made some ie hacks to change 
the width of the news and featured products areas and they now (even at 
120dpi) are in the corect position, but have created a gap (don't think this 
is the infamous 3-gap bug (but could be)) that looks to be 2 pixels? But 
maybe only 1 pixel on the laptops with problems at 120dpi.

css that contains problems: (the 
part that begins the body portion, around line 250)

pic on laptop 120dpi:
pic after "fix":

Fixes I added to get it to "work":
/* Hide from IE5-mac. Only IE-win sees this. \*/
* html #body #body-right {
width: 198px;
/* End hide from IE5/mac */

/* Hide from IE5-mac. Only IE-win sees this. \*/
* html #body #body-right .row .colInfo {
width: 171px;
/* End hide from IE5/mac */

Sorry if this post is confusing!

Thank you for your time and consideration,
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