Welcome!

Welcome to the official BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

This is your resource to discuss support topics with your peers, and learn from each other.

inside custom component

Web and WebWorks Development


Thank you for visiting the BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

BlackBerry will be closing the BlackBerry Support Community Forums Device Forums on April 1st (Developers, see below)

BlackBerry remains committed to providing excellent customer support to our customers. We are delighted to direct you to the CrackBerry Forums, a well-established and thorough support channel, for continued BlackBerry support. Please visit http://forums.crackberry.com or http://crackberry.com/ask. You can also continue to visit BlackBerry Support or the BlackBerry Knowledge Base for official support options available for your BlackBerry Smartphone.

"When we launched CrackBerry.com 10 years ago, we set out to make it a fun and useful destination where BlackBerry Smartphone owners could share their excitement and learn to unleash the full potential of their BlackBerry. A decade later, the CrackBerry community is as active and passionate as ever and I know our knowledgeable members and volunteers will be excited to welcome and assist more BlackBerry owners with their questions."

- Kevin Michaluk, Founder, CrackBerry.com

Developers, for more information about the BlackBerry Developer Community please review Join the Conversation on the BlackBerry Developer Community Forums found on Inside BlackBerry.


Reply
New Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Browser Zooming on Curve

I'm having trouble getting a site optimized for Curve devices (mobstar-cases.mobi). It always displays zoomed out, or i can't seem to get the page width right!
I've run through all the tips and tricks i can find, eg, 'HandheldFriendly' & 'Viewport' (width=device-width,user-scalable=no,initial-scale=0) meta tags, which work fine on a Bold 9700 (presumably because it's 5.0) but all the Curves i can get my hands on seem to ignore these bits.
It's getting a bit frustrating trying to get these bits to be recognized, does anybody have any advice?

Many Thanks,

Alex
Retired
Posts: 3,708
Registered: ‎10-16-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

Hi Alex,

 

Are the curves you are testing with running OS 4.5?

Tim Neil
Director, Application Platform & Tools Product Management
Follow me on Twitter
Highlighted
New Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

Yes, either that or 4.6.
Retired
Posts: 3,708
Registered: ‎10-16-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

I believe 4.6 will respect the handheld friendly meta tag but I don't believe the 4.5 devices will.  If you can confirm the OS version on the browser's having the problem, we can send the question to the browser team to see if the functionality was supported or not on those versions.

Tim Neil
Director, Application Platform & Tools Product Management
Follow me on Twitter
New Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

Thanks tneil,

 

I can confirm that the 5.0 devices work fine, its a problem with 4.6.1.314 (specifically a 8520).

 

Many Thanks,

 

Alex

 

 

New Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

Bump!

Any ideas?
Contributor
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

I similiarily had a problem with zooming on the 9800 Torch.  I solved the problem by changing the Meta tag to:

 

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width; height=device-height; user-scalable=0; initial-scale=1.0; maximum-scale=1.0"/>

I do not know if it will solve the zooming on the 4.6.1.314 (8520), but it does work for 5.0 devices  9550 and 9700 as well as the 6.0 device 9800.

Give it a try and let us know.


www.lionbridge.com
New Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-06-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Browser Zooming on Curve

Unfortunatly that hasn't had any effect on a 4.6 device.

 

 

Thanks for your help, i would greatly appreciate any other advice.

 

 

Many Thanks,

 

Alex