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  • # January 16, 2013 at 5:14 am

    I have a webapp that I’m working on using my mac. I really like how it looks with the mac os defaults (rounded form elements, buttons, etc) but on a windows machine it looks terrible. Anyone have any suggestions of how I could make it so windows machines see it like a mac view using the css?

    # January 16, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    I’m not sure I understand. CSS doesn’t care (for the most part) about what OS you are viewing a website in.

    Are you more referring to the difference between Chrome/Safari and Internet Explorer?

    # January 16, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    I think he’s referring to the defaults
    Some unstyled elements mimic the style of the OS they’re on

    # January 16, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    I assume he’s talking about select menus – that’s really the only thing I would say is blatantly different. Forms, I guess Search type?

    # January 17, 2013 at 6:52 am

    If you style your elements, the default style is dismissed. So just style a element to look like the default on Mac and that will be displayed the same on windows.

    # January 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Ah yes – I missed the mention of form elements, nice catch guys.

    # January 17, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    @alexmccabe : unless I misunderstand, the default Windows button in that pen isn’t absolutely default.

    Example: in my Windows (Chrome, IE and Firefox), a default button has square corners but in your pen, it has rounded corners.

    Makes sense? I’m on Win 8 by the way.

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