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Postby chaz » February 5th, 2004, 1:04 pm


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Does anyone know what a good size for a web page template to assure that a visitor does not have to scroll in either direction. My guess is around 720x500 (pixals) or so. Does anyone know for sure before I start?

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Postby NYC » February 5th, 2004, 5:26 pm

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Postby laureng » February 5th, 2004, 5:44 pm

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It all really depends on what the average screen resolutions your viewer will be using. Designers tend to work on higher resolution monitors.

There is lots of information out there on this. Be sure to get updated info though.

Do a google search, key words: Average Computer Screen Resolution

Postby laureng » February 5th, 2004, 7:28 pm

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Oh yeah, one more thing. Once you have decided on the monitor resolution of your viewers be sure to make the page smaller...the browser interface takes up some space too.

Postby d-flux » February 6th, 2004, 4:08 pm

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at work we always use 800x600 as the common denominator. very logical, but im yet to meet someone that uses this resolution on their screen.

anyways better safe than sorry.

Postby Mr-914 » February 6th, 2004, 9:33 pm

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I used to use 800x600 when I used a 15 inch monitor. I was always angry at those keen designer sites that used 1024x768. DOH!

Postby omz » February 9th, 2004, 6:57 am


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Hey... its 779X427 for 800X600 resolution (must have default browser settings).
Size depends upon resolution. you need to select different size canvas if you want ideal view for 1024X786 resolution.


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