User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113 Hello. I'm an ex-IE5/IE6 user and new to Mozilla. Though I searched extensively and fruitlessly for a bug or help reference that covers my problem, if there is indeed one out there that addresses it, I apologize in advance for the repetition. I also hope I've submitted this in the correct "Component" category; it appears to be the most relevant. Since I've only used Mozilla in Windows 2000 SP4, I'm not sure if this happens in other versions or platforms. One of the few things I like about Internet Explorer is that you can "lock in" the general size of the text that appears on any web page. The size increments are cruder and more restricted(only 5 levels, labeled "smallest" through "largest"). This preference stays set for every page you view and remains set after the browser is closed(IE saves the settings for the last browser window that's closed and applies it to the next session; though not always reliably, not surprisingly). There appears to be no way to do this in Mozilla. With every new tab, window or session, the Text Zoom size is automatically reset to 100%. Now, because I do a lot of CAD work and some photo editing, and I have a decent video card, I like to set my screen resolution to 1600x1200. At 100%, most of the text displayed in Mozilla is still legible, though not comfortably. I admit the 100% setting is better at lower resolutions like 1024x768 or 1280x1024. However, I usually need to increase the zoom level to 120% or 150%; though somewhere in between is closer to my preferred "larger" text size setting in IE. The non-100% Text Zoom setting remains fixed only for the life of the specific tab or window in which it was set. Having to set the Text Zoom level in every tab or window you open is hardly a deal breaker, mind you. There's way too much that's great about Mozilla to make me go somewhere else, and I understand the value of increased customization. Yet the way in which this particular aspect of it currently implemented is a bit annoying. Having the option to apply the desired Text Zoom setting to all future browser tabs and/or windows, and for the current and future browsing sessions(i.e. when Mozilla is restarted), would help make it an even bigger winner than it already is. Many thanks. -Alex P.S. I have to say, for someone who often got lost in a sea of IE browser windows flooding my desktop, Mozilla's tabbed browsing is, hands down, my favorite feature- and so far it's worked beautifully. Kudos to whoever conceived and developed it! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 65571 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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