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See the following screen-shot:

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That's Firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.04. It could be that I don't have the intended font and may be falling back to one that has different character widths?

Specified font family: Trebuchet MS,Liberation Sans,DejaVu Sans,sans-serif. It appears to be attempting to use Liberation Sans. When I remove that using firebug, it gets even worse (presumably because it uses the even wider OS default).

Ubuntu doesn't appear to be doing any sneaky swapping of fonts:

>fc-match "Liberation Sans"
LiberationSans-Regular.ttf: "Liberation Sans" "Regular"

Not a huge problem, but I thought I ought to point it out.

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marked as duplicate by hims056, Martijn Pieters, Bo Persson, Toon Krijthe, Lance Roberts Mar 22 '13 at 14:08

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related to meta.stackexchange.com/questions/33090/… -- there are font substitutions on Ubuntu that are VERY VERY WIDE –  Jeff Atwood Aug 11 '11 at 9:46
    
Thanks @Jeff. Yes, it would appear so... However, the altered font CSS appears to not have solved it. I can see that the font-family specified is Trebuchet MS,Liberation Sans,DejaVu Sans,sans-serif;, which is what you thought should fix the issue in the other question, but it hasn't. I'll dig around and see if I can find out what font it's actually using. –  Spycho Aug 11 '11 at 9:56
    
@Jeff, I have updated the question with some details of the font being used. –  Spycho Aug 11 '11 at 10:12
    
What? You mean not everyone has Trebuchet MS?! –  Cody Gray Aug 11 '11 at 11:56
    
ive got Firefox 18 on Win7 and the same bug. –  Vloxxity Feb 13 '13 at 8:16
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I dont think its only caused by the font, Ive got the same error on 2 diffrent Windows-computer with 2 diffrent browsers and both got the standard fonts. For me i solved this problem temporarily with adding 10 px width to the content and sidebar div via greasemonkey script. Or you could change the padding of the Add button to: padding: 0.3em 0.2em; so its not that widt that it gets cut off.

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