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Re: js-info disabling sidebar for narrow windows (experimental)

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: js-info disabling sidebar for narrow windows (experimental)
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 19:24:00 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 08:05:42AM -0800, Raymond Toy wrote:
> >>>>> "Per" == Per Bothner <per@bothner.com> writes:
>     Per> A goal was to automatically switch to "narrow" mode on
>     Per> smartphones, that isn't working yet.  (Smartphone browsers tend
>     Per> to do magic things with "viewport" and zooming, and dealing
>     Per> with that needs some more research and experimentation.)
> Yeah, that would be awesome.  When I view the html version of some
> texinfo docs, the display is rather messed up with tiny fonts in some
> cases.  For example, https://cmucl.org/docs/cmu-user/html/index.html
> looks great on desktop, but the stuff at the very bottom renders in
> super tiny fonts on my phone.

This the font "boosting" issue.

This issue should have been dealt with in two ways.  First, in the
current development version, a <table> element is not used to lay out
a menu by default (set with the FORMAT_MENU option).

I had also thought it had been fixed after this discussion.


> I suggest adding
> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,initial-scale=1">
> to the standard HTML <head>...</head> block. This will make the result
> noticeably better on mobile/pads and is, so far as I have seen, harmless
> on larger screens.

It would be worth checking that both of these changes have happened

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