The font size of text in HTML form controls does not change when you change the font size of a Web page in Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1

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SYMPTOMS

When you change the font size on the Web page that you are viewing in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1, the font size of text in HTML form controls does not change.

CAUSE

This problem occurs if the HTML form controls specify an absolute font size. This problem is caused by a bug in the Mshtml.dll file.

RESOLUTION

Windows Server 2003

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Hotfix information

Prerequisites
To apply this hotfix, you must be running Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1. Additionally, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 installed.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File information
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Internet Explorer 6
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll6.0.2800.15272,706,94415-Nov-200511:41x86
Windows Server 2003
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll6.0.3790.25693,112,96012-Nov-200503:11x86

Windows XP

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Prerequisites
To apply this hotfix, you must be running Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1. Additionally, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File information
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Internet Explorer 6
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll6.0.2800.15272,706,94415-Nov-200511:41x86
Windows XP
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll6.0.2900.27953,018,24012-Nov-200503:44x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

Properties

Article ID: 907316 - Last Review: September 28, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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