site compatability between macs and windows

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by ToddW, May 9, 2006.

  1. ToddW macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2004
    I'm having some issues getting some sites to render right between macs and pc's. an example is i have some sites that look great in IE, firefox, safari on mac but in IE and firefox on windows their is either some gaps in some css div or the text doesn't look as good on firefox and ie as it does on windows. what is the deal, anyone know or have an idea on how i can fix these dilemas?
  2. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604


    May 28, 2005
    try manually setting margins and padding, that's all I can think of without seeing the code itself.
  3. ToddW thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2004
    part of my issue is the box problem that occurs in IE in just windows only. Just had to set my overflow to hidden, now if i could get the text to display smoother instead of so pixeled.
  4. ChicoWeb macrumors 65816


    Aug 16, 2004
    It's not an opperating system problem, It's a browser problem. Have you looked into the broken box theory?
  5. ToddW thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2004
    i'm not saying it is a windows problem, but an IE-windows problem. anyway that is where i found my answer with the broken box theory

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