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Support Calculator numbers too big for allotted space.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by today, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. today

    today Well-Known Member
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    Anyone else see this on their calculator? The numerals are so big they outsize their space. Wierd. :p
     

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  2. hilmar2k

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    Yeah, it's a little odd.
     
  3. jamala00

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    I'll tell ya as soon as I get my phone...;) Ugg it's going to be a long couple days.
     
  4. Rxpert83

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    It's the way HTC "styled" It. It absolutely looks broken but its not
     
  5. today

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    So I'm not alone. It definitely does look like an oversight. Possibly the reason this phone was delayed so long. Something this horrific WOULD.
     
  6. kelela92

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    I just thought it was the style. Doesn't bother me and it's kinda nice its big. Since y'know, so many people complain about how small numbers are and can't read it. ;)
     
  7. Rxpert83

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    It is the style. It's not a mistake
     
  8. sully5981

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    Looks over sized to me

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  9. today

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    Damn. Why did you post that? It looks like $*1t. Won't believe THAT was planned. Damn why did I repost that? :boxing:
     
  10. sully5981

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    It still works and its just a calculator. I'm sure there are other third party ones that yu can get off the market that are beter. Also maybe sense 4.0 was optimized for bigger screens.
     
  11. Rxpert83

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    That's the way they wanted it to look lol
     
  12. SpyderPride

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    Quick fix:

    1. Disable the stock calculator

    2. Install a new calculator from the Play store, preferably something with trig functions. Hell, install a graphing calculator if you want.

    3. ...

    4. Profit. Or not. Your choice.

    OR... dedicate a home screen to one of the shiny calculator widgets.
     
  13. today

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    I'll buy it. It's the way that it was designed to be. But Cheech & Chong need to stick to comedy not smartphone development. Wow man, Dave's not here.
     
  14. GeoUSA

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    I think it looks cool and I can read all of the numbers. Now a roman numeral calculator would have been crazy. Also, you don't even need to download a different calculator. If you're willing to give up one screen for the built-in calculator widget (red or black) it has NORMAL buttons.
     
  15. today

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    I agree a Roman numeral would have been Kool, till I hit the equals key. Lmao.
     
  16. rcrott1

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    i think its pretty sweet looking actually. more of a modern look, with the numbers partially cut off
     
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