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Trouble with text field size

From: David Paul Meyer <dpmeyer@unity.ncsu.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 17:59:57 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.33.0107231753150.9690-100000@uni04du.unity.ncsu.edu>
When I declare the text field size attribute, the text field appears much
longer in Netscape than in Internet Explorer.  For example, I have a text
field size set at 60.  Internet Explorer displays the text field, and one
can type exactly 60 characters in the field before the characters start
scrolling off.  Netscape, however, allows room for about 80
characters.  This is causing problems with my site
because Netscape will make the text fields so long that they go off they
page, and I have to horizontally scroll to the end of them--a very
undesirable behavior.

Any ideas on making text fields look the exact same size in either IE or
Netscape? Thanks.

David Meyer
Received on Monday, 23 July 2001 17:59:58 UTC

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