How are people handling XP vs. Windows 7 differences in the UI?
For example, an icon is 16 x 16 pixels on every OS... so if you have a list box or list control, you would have a selection rectangle 18 pixels high (perfectly centered around the icon)... now the problem occurs with the text. On XP, you have 8 pixel
tall fonts, so the font is perfectly vertically centered. On Windows 7, for some reason, they went to 9 pixel tall fonts... now everything is misaligned and impossible to align.
If you have text next to a 16 x 16 pixel icon, the text either looks too low or too high within the selection rectangle.
Are people forcing the font to 8 pixels high? just in those situations? throughout the entire app? etc. I guess you can make the selection rectangle 17 pixels high to make it look better, but then the selection rectangle next to the icon will look misaligned.
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