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My wife and I are both using Version 23.0.1271.64 m of Chrome on 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium. But on her computer dropdowns have started appearing with excessive amounts of padding on the options:


However, they appear perfectly normal on my computer. This applies to all websites we've tried.

What gives?

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This should be on Super User. – codesparkle Nov 11 '12 at 16:52
@codesparkle You're right. Sorry. – Niet the Dark Absol Nov 11 '12 at 16:54
no worries; people are voting to migrate, so it should be over there soon. – codesparkle Nov 11 '12 at 16:58
The only thing I can think of is that they have made similar changes elsewhere as well as part of a unification of the UI for touch and non-touch devices. No idea though why the same version's behaving differently. Does creating a new user profile help? – Karan Nov 12 '12 at 4:24

Chrome and Zoom-levels perhaps. At every odd zoom-level from the default, Chrome breaks visual elements, spacing, padding etc.

Ctrl + 0 should reset the zoom on both instances and yield a better compaison.

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Just double-checked, Zoom: 100% on both computers. – Niet the Dark Absol Nov 11 '12 at 16:45
@Kolink Going out on a limb here, but screen-resolution = ? – Anirudh Ramanathan Nov 11 '12 at 16:49
Mine is 1920x1024, I'm not sure what hers is but it's smaller. That shouldn't make a difference though, since it happens both in a window and fullscreen, with <select>s that have many <option>s or few, wide or narrow... – Niet the Dark Absol Nov 11 '12 at 16:52

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