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Comments: Reproducing browser functionality

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Some web designers think that people don't understand their browser and start to clutter pages with what I call browser functionality. Quite often this is used when all window chrome has been removed. Note that some browsers are able to prevent the removal of window chrome. Some examples are described below.

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I'd agree with your suggestions here John, users are becoming more adept at their browser's functionality. They can resize fonts (if we let them), they can adjust window size (to reign in super-long strings of text such as appear on both our sites) and much more. For this reason, I'm not entirely with the fixed-width crowd.

Posted by trevor at 22:06 GMT on 21 January 2006

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