7952Re: [NTO] Screen Resolutions
- Apr 24, 2008I agree with Greg.
We have a script counter over at http://htmlfixit.com that will tell you
screen resolutions of your visitors.
We run it and even on our tech site, we still see some 800 x 600. But
even when people can go wider, it exceeds the scan comfort of the human
eye. There is a reason why newspapers and magazines have columns.
Don with his 2 cents.
Greg Chapman wrote:
> Hi Ray,
> On 24 Apr 08 14:54 Ray Shapp <ras45@...> said:
>> I'd be interested in knowing your opinions about that question in
> I'm still of the old fashioned school that says 800x600 is a
> reasonable design size. It's not so much the screen/window size of
> users that that is based on, but line length.
> Most people agree that a line length of 8-12 words is about right for
> text. Your eyes tend to wander and find it difficult to locate the
> next line if it's much more than that.
> So, if you have a multi-column design with adverts, menus, or trailers
> for parts of the site, then 1024 may be acceptable, but if you use the
> full window width for your body text then it is probably uncomfortably
> long, unless you dfine a very large font.
- << Previous post in topic Next post in topic >>