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In Chrome, news articles at: http://www.theprovince.com

with a leading photo and caption show the caption text overlapped with the body text. I have an image but as a new user here I'm not allowed to upload it.

It happens at that site almost always, here's an example from today: http://www.theprovince.com/sports/Canucks+Blackhawks+collision+Titanic+proportions/5721421/story.html

It rarely happens elsewhere. The same link works fine in Internet Explorer so I'm guessing it's a Chrome issue.

It's been like this for many months, I read the site almost everyday. I click on "Print this Article" to get a proper look at it, but it's annoying, hope someone has the answer. Thanks in advance.

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closed as too localized by slhck, Simon Sheehan, 8088, Nifle, ChrisF Nov 20 '11 at 18:34

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If you include a link to the photo, I'll embed it into your question for you (or someone else will beat me to it, heheh). –  Randolf Richardson Nov 17 '11 at 0:11
    
The issue most likely has a lot more to do with the web site designers not testing their code in the major web browsers. (When I encounter web sites that don't work properly in certain web browsers, I try to notify the webmaster; if there is a statement against support for a particular web browser, then I'll try to send a complaint to the sales/marketing departments instead.) –  Randolf Richardson Nov 17 '11 at 0:14
    
I can't replicate this issue with Chrome 13.0.782.220 on Windows. Do you have any extensions installed that might affect layout? –  Paul Nov 17 '11 at 0:15

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I was able to replicate it using with Chrome 15.0.874.120 on Windows. Overlapping text

It seems to have disappeared now that I have updated to version 15.0.874.121 (released 30 minutes ago). Try updating and see if you still get the problem

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Yup, that did it, thanks! I managed a re-test and manual update before Google Update would have done it for me, and sure enough that fixed the problem. I could have saved you all the trouble if I had waited one more day ... figures! BTW, glad to join here and StackOverflow, these sites are awesome. –  dog44wgm Nov 17 '11 at 20:49

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