[thelist] IE7 XP differs from IE7 Vista

Barney Carroll barney.carroll at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:21:51 CDT 2009

They both use the same internal rendering engine: I imagine your problem has
more to do with different settings on the two browsers — probably just
zoom/font-size changes.
Try hitting Ctrl+0 on both (resets font size to normal), see if anything

Barney Carroll
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2009/3/10 graham.hays <graham.hays at visualcomputing.co.uk>

> Hi
> This is a bit vague but I'm getting some problems with IE7 (no surprise
> there then) in that sites look fine on my machine (under XP) but are
> displayed differently on IE7 under Vista (principally the fonts seem larger
> and the site has to be scrolled to view its right edge). Unfortunately I
> don't have regular access to a vista m/c but does anyone know of any
> obvious
> differences between the XP and Vista implementations of IE7?
> And assuming I will then need to produce an IE7-Vista specific css file -
> using conditional comments (my prefered method) - how do you differentiate
> between IE7 XP & IE7 Vista?
> Graham
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