https://www.duolingo.com/AndroidKanada

Font is too large in Russian vocabulary lists

The font used in the vocabulary lists on each Russian lesson just increased in size and spacing. Now only a few words display before it runs out of room and the ellipsis (...) appears. This happens in Safari 9.0.2 (old) and Chrome 61.0.3163.100 (new).

The old font was perfectly readable. If some people need the new font, please allow enough room for it.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AndroidKanada

The wide-spaced font is also on the lessons, and makes the Russian text hard to read.

1 year ago

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Yup, pretty much unreadable now. I can barely tell where one word ends and another begins :(

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Melenefrey

I'm having the same problems with Greek.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/michaelT1950

the extra spacing makes it extremely hard to detect spaces. с помошью словаря turns into с п о м о ш ь ю с л о в а р я.

Please change it back as soon as possible. this is a horrible mistake.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/thejote
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Totally agree. It's almost unusable now. Please change it back. It was great the way it was.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shady_arc
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Duolingo uses your browser's default Sans Serif font. If you change it into something that has odd-looking Cyrillics you should change it back.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IndiaGlows

I am using Safari and have the same problem. I have no idea how to change fonts, sorry. Is there another way?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/qbeast
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The same change also just happened on the English for Russian speakers course. I'm switching back to my French course until this is fixed. The new format is almost impossible to read, mostly because of the big spaces between letters.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dinnernugget
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Up-to-date Chrome, same here. Good to bring it to DL's attention.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rbblr94
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Having the same problem using up to date Safari. I have made no change to default text encoding. Tried changing to Russian, Ukrainian and even german keyboard layout and restarting safari to no result. I'll just go back to Polish for awhile until there is a change.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/shygirl7
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Too large both Russian and Greek in Firefox 57.0 - the latest update. Please please please change this back to the way it was.

1 year ago
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