Text box positioning in firefox.

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Post » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:06 am

Problem Description
The text object is positioned inconsistently cross browser, particularly firefox

Attach a Capx
https://www.dropbox.com/s/p9ucolbrcuntb ... -text.capx

Description of Capx
It simply shows a blue box with text positoned to sit on the top of that line, positions close to correct in chrome, IE and Safari, in firfox it is noticeably higher up.

Steps to Reproduce Bug
  • Position a text box with a baseline reference
  • view in chrome and IE

Observed Result
In firefox the text is too high

Expected Result
The text should appear vertically within a couple of pixels of each other cross browser.

Affected Browsers
  • Chrome: (NO)
  • FireFox: (YES)
  • Internet Explorer: (NO)
  • Safari: (NO)

Operating System and Service Pack
Windows 8.1
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Post » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:40 am

I'll use sprite font for now as that seems to resolve it but not quite the same flexibilty.
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Post » Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:51 pm

Closing as won't fix, we are giving identical rendering instructions in both browsers but some browsers render text slightly differently. This is a documented quirk.
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