In testing my application on different browsers, I’ve noticed a few
a password_field :size=>20 is smaller than a text_field :size=>20 on
Internet Explorer. They are the same on Firefox and Safari. makes my
login box look silly. the same can be seen on the login screen for this
forum. the password box is a little shorter on IE6.
more annoying however is I have a view with two large text_areas
sided-by-side and a text_field above them both spanning the full width
of both text_areas. If I size everything to look nice on Safari and
Firefox, then on IE it looks as though the text_field is too small, only
making it about 2/3rds of the way across.
Its not a major problem, but saying that IE is (unfortunately) the most
widely used browser, I should make things look nice on it. If I make
things bigger to sit nice in IE then they will be too big and look
really silly in IE and Firefox.
As I say, in the grand scheme of things, not a major problem, just a
cosmetic niggly annoyance! If someone has a solution I’d be very