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site check: Style Checkboxes Cross-Browser in Windows - Results

Sent by Brett Merkey on 21 September 2005 11:11


----- Original Message ----- 
> I am experimenting with a Unicode font, Lucida Sans Unicode, to provide a
> x-browser way to get around IE's inabilities regarding form checkboxes.
The
> font is supposedly on every Windows machine since Win 98 but I find that
one
> machine with that font (and same version 2.0 of the font) fails
completely.
> On the other machines, IE5+, Firefox/Mozilla, and Opera perform as
desired.
>
> Style Checkboxes Cross-Browser in Windows:
> http://web.tampabay.rr.com/bmerkey/examples/style-checkboxes.html


Results for anyone interested:
Failure. At least this particular Unicode font cannot be relied upon for
glyph mapping in combination with CSS even in systems where the font is
installed and the browser and OS claim to support Unicode.



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