Page renders incorrectly with a large blank area




16 years ago
16 years ago


(Reporter: Doug Halamay, Assigned: Marc Attinasi)


Windows XP

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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021016
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021016

In the page at the above-mentioned URL, when it renders, it seems to place a
huge section of blank space in the middle of the page, causing a tremendous
amount of scrolling needed to get to the bottom half.  The break occurs right
after the words, "- 2 mins, 16x9, DD 2.0), Bag End Set."

I have seen this in other websites, including when browsing
through my email, and also at, when browsing a forum.  Perhaps
many tables together can cause this?  I also noticed that if I increase and then
decrease text zoom, the problem goes away, but reappears when I refresh.

I completely uninstalled Mozilla and removed my profile and all remaining
Mozilla directories, then reinstalled 1.2b and the problem was still there.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Mozilla
2.Enter and Navigate to URL:

Actual Results:  
The page loads with a tremendous blank space stuck in the middle of it.

Expected Results:  
The page should load correctly.

Comment 1

16 years ago
wfm Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021018

Comment 2

16 years ago're using 1018.  Maybe it's been fixed...I'll try the latest nightly.

Comment 3

16 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021018 luck.  Still appears broken.  I'm using WinXP SP1 if that helps, too.

Comment 4

16 years ago
Ok...I've narrowed it down a little bit.

In Preferences>Appearances>Fonts, I have the following set:
Proportional: Sans Serif Size: 14
Monospace: Courier New Size: 14

If I change the size of the Proportional font to size 16, it appears just fine.
 However, if I change it back to 14, everything gets messed up again.

In addition, if I have the size set at 16, then change the text zoom to 90%
while I have that page open, everything appears fine.  But if I then refresh, it
appears wrong again.

Hope that helps.

Comment 5

16 years ago
worksforme with linux trunk build 20021018


16 years ago
QA Contact: petersen → moied

Comment 6

16 years ago
WFM with branch build 20021021 and tried with comment #4 settings, Im using
WinXp with SP1.
WFM with Moz 2002101612 Win2k

Comment 8

16 years ago
Ok...this seems to work fine now...I'm not really sure what changed.  We'll see
if it occurs again when 1.2 final comes out.
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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