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Big white box obscures the body of meta.stackoverflow.com

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I circled the areas where I see issues. The content is covered. Two images are necessary to show what's happening in its entirety.

Description: Questions are covered.

Expected: See questions from the top of the page.

Actual result: I need to scroll to the bottom of the page to get a horizontal scroll bar so that I can see questions.

I'll try to adjust my browser's style sheet, but I haven't done it before. If there's any update, I'll let you know.

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    What browser and version are you using?
    – Cody Gray
    Jul 25, 2011 at 13:02
  • Also, what resolution and which device (or operating system) are you using?
    – apaderno
    Jul 25, 2011 at 13:04
  • Your default font size appears to be too big
    – Yi Jiang
    Jul 25, 2011 at 14:08
  • Chrome, latest. 1024x768. Jul 25, 2011 at 15:02
  • Can't repro this in Chrome latest, no matter what size I make my fonts. They can be absolutely ginormous without triggering the "Giant White Box" preference.
    – Cody Gray
    Jul 25, 2011 at 15:36
  • @cody, Yi Jiang has the correct answer, but he has not posted it as an answer. Jul 25, 2011 at 15:40
  • The problem is fixed when you change the font size? Even if I jack the font size way up, I get a site that looks like this. Not exactly beautiful, but completely usable. At least I can still see everything. The issue has been reported before (see link provided by Popular Demand) but no one on the dev team seems to be able to reproduce it.
    – Cody Gray
    Jul 25, 2011 at 15:45
  • @cody, there's more than one way to increase font size. Browse: chrome://settings/advanced. Go to the font size drop-down menu and select "very large". Jul 25, 2011 at 15:50
  • That's exactly what I did... Maybe it's an OS issue. I can't tell from the scrollbars if that's an old version of Windows or XWindows.
    – Cody Gray
    Jul 25, 2011 at 15:50
  • Yes. I confirmed it fixes it to turn it to medium. Jul 25, 2011 at 15:51
  • @cody os: XP. Maybe so. I saw an answer on Stack Overflow that suggested a fix for this issue within CSS. Create a hidden DIV and put a letter inside of it. Base the stylesheet on the size of the DIV. Jul 25, 2011 at 15:53


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