IE6 / IE7 Bug with ClearType Turned On

If you have seen some strangely cut off ‘W’ than you know what is all about.

Description of the bug: If you have some word ending with ‘w’, you are using Verdana font-family, font-size 10px, your words are in table and most of all you are using Internet Explorer with your Cleartype turned on – you get this:
Internet Explorer Cleartype bug

ClearType bug – Proof of Concept

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4 Responses to “IE6 / IE7 Bug with ClearType Turned On”

  1. Wahoo Says:

    Thank you for sharing!

  2. admin Says:

    No problem

  3. Jase Says:

    Have you seen this one?
    When you have ClearType turned off and view a website in IE (seen in 6, not sure about 7), the first capital W has the left side cut off.
    You can see it here:
    http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/microsite/whithorn/whithornhome/whithornvisit.htm

    Not very handy, and I can’t find a solution so far.

  4. Peter Says:

    just checked it out. The one solution that i can suggest is changing font size if suitable also it strongly suggested to keep your style definitions in external file that way the browser will be able to cache it.