[LINK] Google search box

linda rouse linda at databasics.com.au
Fri Sep 11 15:21:42 AEST 2009


Ivan Trundle wrote:
> Is it just me, or has Google's search box at google.com become much  
> larger (styled font, larger size) and the 'Search' button now an image?
Looks fine to me - I am on Firefox 3.5.2 on a Mac and have the 
Google,com Advanced search bookmarked. No change that I can notice

> Not only that, but in advanced search, you're no longer able to force  
> links to open in new windows.

Note sure how you do that...

> I have discovered that if I set my agent to Firefox or Mobile Safari,  
> I get better results (Mobile Safari as an agent offers the original  
> layout). Setting the agent to IE of any description loses the image  
> button, but the font size and style is still 'LARGE'.
> Actually, it seems to be changing by the minute: now the Mobile Safari  
> 'look' has a silly highlighted black box around the search field, and  
> offers a broken image link (perhaps the search icon?) alongside the  
> standard 'search' submit button.

Linda Rouse, Information Manager
DataBasics Pty Limited
1300 886 238 (bus hrs) linda at databasics.com.au

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