7964Re: [NTO] Screen Resolutions
- Apr 25, 2008800 x 600 pixel "screen resolution" is a Windows specification. On non-Windows computers, it is unlikely to be detected.
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> Gesendet: 24.04.08 19:17:39
> An: ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com
> Betreff: Re: [NTO] Screen Resolutions
> I agree with Greg.
> We have a script counter over at http://htmlfixit.com that will tell
> 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
> 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
> >> general.
> > 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
> > 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
> > for parts of the site, then 1024 may be acceptable, but if you use
> > full window width for your body text then it is probably uncomfortabl
> > long, unless you dfine a very large font.
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