- Joined Sep 5, 2008
Thanks halb, but the behavior I described does not depend on your machine and browser, it can be reproduced on any machine running any browser. To put my comments into context, I have been making a living designing and maintaining my own forum for the past 20+ years.Keep in mind that how a page behaves and looks greatly depends on your machine and browser.
The shifting of the content on the page depends only on the width of the browser window and the text displayed. IMO it's a design flaw to have the text displayed take more space when hovering, which sometimes (not always) results in the page content being shifted. The content is shifted when the browser window width is such that hovering the text requires displaying it on 3 lines rather than 2. I understand this happens in specific conditions, however IMO this should never happen.
Here's another example: