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    Width of sites targeted for general public?

    StanWelks Level 1
      What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design for when making them for the general public?

      Thanks.
        • 1. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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          .oO(StanWelks)

          >What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design
          >for when making them for the general public?

          100%

          Micha
          • 2. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
            Level 7
            If you have meaningful stats from your site such as Google Analytics or Stat
            Counter, you will see who your main target audience is. The majority of
            site visitors who use desktop or laptop computers probably have a display
            that is 1024px wide or higher but that doesn't mean they keep their screens
            maximized while surfing. So while Micha's answer may seem funny, it's 100%
            correct.

            If you know that your target audience uses 800px wide displays, build your
            pages to center on screen and use a content area width of 770px to allow for
            scrollbars.
            http://alt-web.com/2-column-fixed-width-template.html

            If you're targeting 1024px wide displays, build to a content area width of
            970-990px.
            http://alt-web.com/CSS2-Centered-Page.html

            Liquid or fluid layouts can also be used but I don't recommend this method
            unless you have a lot of content to display on your pages.
            http://alt-web.com/CSS2-Liquid-Page.html

            --Nancy O.
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            "StanWelks" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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            > What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design for
            when making them for the general public?
            >
            > Thanks.


            • 3. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
              Level 7
              I'd say about 900-975 pixels. I noticed that www.ProjectSeven.com seems to
              have come to a similar conclusion.

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              "StanWelks" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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              > What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design for
              > when making them for the general public?
              >
              > Thanks.

              • 4. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                "Michael Fesser" <netizen@gmx.de> wrote in message
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                > .oO(StanWelks)
                >
                >>What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design
                >>for when making them for the general public?
                >
                > 100%

                Definitely *not* even close to generally accepted. :-)


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                • 5. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                  Level 7
                  > What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design for
                  > when making them for the general public?

                  The key is the type of site you are building. That, in turn, should at least
                  help determine the type of audience and what they'd tolerate.

                  Just remember that none of that is any sort of hard evidence...it's always
                  going to be an assumption.

                  Keep in mind that screens are getting bigger and smaller at the same time,
                  and screen size doesn't tell you much about browser viewport size anyways.

                  -Darrel

                  • 6. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                    Level 7
                    Resolution is not the critical issue. Browser viewport width is. To make
                    your decision you need to have some ideas about the following issues -

                    1. What is the primary target demographic for this site?
                    2. What are the browsing habits of that demographic? Do they normally have
                    their browser window maximized on the screen?
                    3. If they usually have their browser maximized, what is the typical screen
                    width?
                    4. If they usually do NOT have their browser maximized, what is the MINIMUM
                    screen width in that demographic.
                    5. How do I want to build the page?
                    a. Fixed width and left aligned?
                    b. Fixed width and centering?
                    c. Flexible to fill whatever width from left to right?
                    d. Flexible (within limits) and left aligned?
                    e. Flexible (within limits) and centering?

                    As you can see, this decision is probably much more complex than you
                    thought, and will require that you know quite a bit about your intended
                    target visitor and their browsing habits.

                    If you elect to go with 5a, or 5b, then your decision would be - 'what is
                    the mimimum browser width I want to support without horizontal scrolling?'.
                    Once you have determined that minimum supported width, all of your decisions
                    are made. That's how wide you want your page to be.

                    If you elect to go with 5c, then you just build your page within a flexible
                    container (the simplest example - although an obsolet one - would be to use
                    a 100% width table to hold the entire page). Be aware that pages with
                    limited text content can look VERY sparse and empty on wide viewports when
                    built in this way.

                    If you elect to go with 5d, or 5e, then you would add this sophistication to
                    your decision matrix -

                    'what is the greatest width I want to allow the page and its contents to
                    become?'

                    In this case, you would use the CSS styles - 'min-width' and 'max-width' on
                    the primary page container. Just so you'll know, although these styles are
                    well supported *now*, earlier versions of IE (and some other browsers) will
                    not support them so reliably.

                    So - which is it? 8)

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                    "StanWelks" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                    > What is the generally accepted resolution that sites should be design for
                    > when making them for the general public?
                    >
                    > Thanks.

                    • 7. Width of sites targeted for general public?
                      StanWelks Level 1
                      The site is being designed for community college students. I do not have any data on their usage patterns, though these could be kids viewing the site from a old high school computer, older adults looking to return to school to touch up on skills, techies with the latest and greatest computers, kids on iphones, etc.

                      What would you recommend based on this description of the possible users?

                      Thanks!
                      • 8. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                        Level 7
                        Throw a dart at the wall. If it falls in the upper third, use 760px as your
                        minimum width.

                        If it falls in the middle third, use 1000px as your minimum width.

                        If it hits you in the foot, use 100%.

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                        "StanWelks" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                        > The site is being designed for community college students. I do not have
                        > any
                        > data on their usage patterns, though these could be kids viewing the site
                        > from
                        > a high school, older adults looking to return to school to touch up on
                        > skills,
                        > techies with the latest and greatest computers, kids on iphones, etc.
                        >
                        > What would you recommend based on this description of the possible users?
                        >
                        > Thanks!
                        >

                        • 9. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                          JoeDaSilva Level 4
                          Seems to me sites are moving from 770-790 to 940-990.
                          • 10. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                            Level 7
                            Or in the opposite direction too. CNN looks great on my iPhone.

                            There's no substitute for knowing your target demographic.

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                            "JoeyD1978" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                            > Seems to me sites are moving from 770-790 to 940-990.

                            • 11. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                              "JoeyD1978" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                              > Seems to me sites are moving from 770-790 to 940-990.

                              Yup, they sure are.

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                              • 12. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                Level 7
                                >> Seems to me sites are moving from 770-790 to 940-990.
                                >
                                > Yup, they sure are.

                                Some are. Some are not.

                                Like Murray says, pick one.

                                Ideally, you'd user test. But that rarely happens, so pick one and see what
                                happens.

                                Personally, I like 'em at 750 or so. Patty likes 'em at 900. My iPhone
                                loving boss likes 'em at 100%.

                                -Darrel


                                • 13. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                  P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)

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                                  "darrel" <notreal@notreal.com> wrote in message
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                                  >>> Seems to me sites are moving from 770-790 to 940-990.
                                  >>
                                  >> Yup, they sure are.
                                  >
                                  > Some are. Some are not.
                                  >
                                  > Like Murray says, pick one.
                                  >
                                  > Ideally, you'd user test. But that rarely happens, so pick one and see
                                  > what happens.
                                  >
                                  > Personally, I like 'em at 750 or so. Patty likes 'em at 900. My iPhone
                                  > loving boss likes 'em at 100%.
                                  >
                                  > -Darrel
                                  >
                                  >

                                  • 14. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                    "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                    > P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)

                                    Hard to see where you get that idea. Maybe you just don't like anybody
                                    disagreeing with your canned copy-pasted response? :-)

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                                    • 15. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                      Heh - hardly....

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                                      "P@tty Ayers ~ACE" <signup1REMOVE@ayersvirtualREMOVE.com> wrote in message
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                                      >
                                      > "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                      >> P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)
                                      >
                                      > Hard to see where you get that idea. Maybe you just don't like anybody
                                      > disagreeing with your canned copy-pasted response? :-)
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                                      • 16. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                        Level 7
                                        I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses. Always relevant and
                                        thorough. :-)
                                        But it's funny how this topic always stirs so much controversy. Note to
                                        self: "Never discuss politics, religion, the Tooth Fairy, or the best
                                        web-page-width."


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                                        "P@tty Ayers ~ACE" <signup1REMOVE@ayersvirtualREMOVE.com> wrote in message
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                                        >
                                        > "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                        > > P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)
                                        >
                                        > Hard to see where you get that idea. Maybe you just don't like anybody
                                        > disagreeing with your canned copy-pasted response? :-)
                                        >
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                                        • 17. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                          On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:42:33 -0700, "Nancy O"
                                          <nancyoshea1@NOSPAMatt.net> wrote:

                                          >I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses. Always relevant and
                                          >thorough. :-)


                                          Me too :-)

                                          I just wonder how many boiler plate texts Murray has - or has he been
                                          clever and put them onto a database ? :-)

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                                          • 18. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                            Level 7
                                            I have sorta done that - http://www.keytext.com.

                                            I couldn't be without it.

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                                            "Malcolm _" <malcom@mon.org> wrote in message
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                                            > On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:42:33 -0700, "Nancy O"
                                            > <nancyoshea1@NOSPAMatt.net> wrote:
                                            >
                                            >>I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses. Always relevant and
                                            >>thorough. :-)
                                            >
                                            >
                                            > Me too :-)
                                            >
                                            > I just wonder how many boiler plate texts Murray has - or has he been
                                            > clever and put them onto a database ? :-)
                                            >
                                            > --
                                            >
                                            > ~Malcolm~*...
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                                            • 19. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                              Level 7
                                              One of many reasons why I blocked his posts a long time ago.


                                              >I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses.


                                              • 20. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                Level 7
                                                Well, no wonder you never responded to those many job opportunities I posted
                                                for you!

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                                                "bb" <none@none.com> wrote in message
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                                                > One of many reasons why I blocked his posts a long time ago.
                                                >
                                                >
                                                >>I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses.
                                                >
                                                >

                                                • 21. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                                  "Nancy O" <nancyoshea1@NOSPAMatt.net> wrote in message
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                                                  >I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses. Always relevant and
                                                  > thorough. :-)

                                                  They're OK, and I wouldn't have mentioned it except that the paste-er was
                                                  criticizing my posts. :-)

                                                  > But it's funny how this topic always stirs so much controversy.

                                                  Hm - I don't see much controversy here - just a couple of different
                                                  opinions. I know it's no big deal to me, anyway. :-)

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                                                  • 22. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                    Level 7
                                                    I want this! Thanks for the link.

                                                    --Nancy O.
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                                                    "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                                    > I have sorta done that - http://www.keytext.com.
                                                    >
                                                    > I couldn't be without it.
                                                    >
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                                                    > "Malcolm _" <malcom@mon.org> wrote in message
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                                                    > > On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:42:33 -0700, "Nancy O"
                                                    > > <nancyoshea1@NOSPAMatt.net> wrote:
                                                    > >
                                                    > >>I like Murray's canned, copy-pasted responses. Always relevant and
                                                    > >>thorough. :-)
                                                    > >
                                                    > >
                                                    > > Me too :-)
                                                    > >
                                                    > > I just wonder how many boiler plate texts Murray has - or has he been
                                                    > > clever and put them onto a database ? :-)
                                                    > >
                                                    > > --
                                                    > >
                                                    > > ~Malcolm~*...
                                                    > > ~*
                                                    >


                                                    • 23. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                      Level 7
                                                      > One of many reasons why I blocked his posts a long time ago.

                                                      Blocking one of the few folks with answers seems to defeat the purpose of
                                                      these forums

                                                      -Darrel

                                                      • 24. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                        Level 7
                                                        "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote:

                                                        >P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)

                                                        You aren't allowed on this site unless you are a zealot about something!


                                                        Clancy
                                                        • 25. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                                          "Clancy" <clancy@cybec.com.au> wrote in message
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                                                          > "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote:
                                                          >
                                                          >>P@tty seems almost like a zealot about this.... 8)
                                                          >
                                                          > You aren't allowed on this site unless you are a zealot about something!

                                                          Okay, I should be thrown out then, because I don't think there's much about
                                                          web development worth being a zealot about. :-)


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                                                          • 26. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                            teastrainer Level 1
                                                            quote:

                                                            Originally posted by: Newsgroup User

                                                            "Clancy" <clancy@cybec.com.au> wrote in message
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                                                            Okay, I should be thrown out then, because I don't think there's much about
                                                            web development worth being a zealot about. :-)


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                                                            The web design industry appears to be full of overly inflated egos who have a high opinion of their own opinions - I'm with P@tty - web development really isn't worth it.
                                                            • 27. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                              jsteinmann Level 1
                                                              the right answer to this is.... there is no right answer.

                                                              what's the right size car for you to drive?
                                                              how many bedrooms should your house have?
                                                              how many children do you want?

                                                              life is filled with questions with no wrong answers.

                                                              know your target market, then make the call.

                                                              Personally, I like to shoot for the 1024+ (@950) market whenever possible. They just look so much nicer then the 800 (@770). Stats aside, those still running 800x600 are not likely the crowd you're trying to target... not financially, and not in considerable user participation. Exceptions are govt and some non US countries. Again, know your target.
                                                              • 28. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                Level 7
                                                                > Stats aside, those still
                                                                > running 800x600 are not likely the crowd you're trying to target... not
                                                                > financially, and not in considerable user participation.

                                                                Again, though, that's not really relevant. The higher income and more
                                                                tech-savvy folks are just as likely to be using very small screens as much
                                                                as huge screens.

                                                                -Darrel

                                                                • 29. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                  jsteinmann Level 1
                                                                  but its not size, it's resolution settings. This has more to do with being familiar with how to change your computers settings, and the hardware ( video card) you use. even low end 15" laptops made anytime in the last 5 years can run at higher resolutions if the user chooses.
                                                                  • 30. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                    Level 7
                                                                    Resolution is DEFINITELY NOT the important variable. Of course it's size -
                                                                    the browser viewport size. Any given web page will look exactly the same on
                                                                    any resolution screen as long as you keep the browser viewport the same
                                                                    dimensions.

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                                                                    "jsteinmann" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                                                                    > but its not size, it's resolution settings. This has more to do with
                                                                    > being
                                                                    > familiar with how to change your computers settings, and the hardware (
                                                                    > video
                                                                    > card) you use. even low end 15" laptops made anytime in the last 5 years
                                                                    > can
                                                                    > run at higher resolutions if the user chooses.
                                                                    >

                                                                    • 31. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                      Level 7
                                                                      Ah - the Red Herring Statement. Technically true, but so non-helpful. :-)

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                                                                      "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                                                      > Resolution is DEFINITELY NOT the important variable. Of course it's
                                                                      > size - the browser viewport size. Any given web page will look exactly
                                                                      > the same on any resolution screen as long as you keep the browser viewport
                                                                      > the same dimensions.
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                                                                      > "jsteinmann" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                                                                      >> but its not size, it's resolution settings. This has more to do with
                                                                      >> being
                                                                      >> familiar with how to change your computers settings, and the hardware (
                                                                      >> video
                                                                      >> card) you use. even low end 15" laptops made anytime in the last 5 years
                                                                      >> can
                                                                      >> run at higher resolutions if the user chooses.
                                                                      >>
                                                                      >

                                                                      • 32. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                        Level 7
                                                                        Completely helpful as it puts the emphasis on the proper thought pattern.
                                                                        Resolution makes no difference other than to determine the maximum width at
                                                                        which you can practically set your browser viewport. But we have discussed
                                                                        this ad nauseum. <barf>

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                                                                        "P@tty Ayers ~ACE" <signup1REMOVE@ayersvirtualREMOVE.com> wrote in message
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                                                                        > Ah - the Red Herring Statement. Technically true, but so non-helpful. :-)
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                                                                        > "Murray *ACE*" <forums@HAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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                                                                        >> Resolution is DEFINITELY NOT the important variable. Of course it's
                                                                        >> size - the browser viewport size. Any given web page will look exactly
                                                                        >> the same on any resolution screen as long as you keep the browser
                                                                        >> viewport the same dimensions.
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                                                                        >> "jsteinmann" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
                                                                        >> news:g6spc3$7of$1@forums.macromedia.com...
                                                                        >>> but its not size, it's resolution settings. This has more to do with
                                                                        >>> being
                                                                        >>> familiar with how to change your computers settings, and the hardware
                                                                        >>> ( video
                                                                        >>> card) you use. even low end 15" laptops made anytime in the last 5
                                                                        >>> years can
                                                                        >>> run at higher resolutions if the user chooses.
                                                                        >>>
                                                                        >>
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                                                                        • 33. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                                                          On 31 Jul 2008 in macromedia.dreamweaver, darrel wrote:

                                                                          > Again, though, that's not really relevant. The higher income and
                                                                          > more tech-savvy folks are just as likely to be using very small
                                                                          > screens as much as huge screens.

                                                                          Offhand, I'd guess that the well-heeled but technophobic run fullscreen
                                                                          browser windows on very wide screens; the tech-savvy run reduced-width
                                                                          windows, particularly on widescreen or multiple monitor setups.

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                                                                          • 34. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                            JoeDaSilva Level 4
                                                                            I run my browser full screen on high resolution, widescreen, and multiple monitors all the time...
                                                                            • 35. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                                                              I don't. So I cancel you. 8)

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                                                                              "JoeyD1978" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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                                                                              >I run my browser full screen on high resolution, widescreen, and multiple
                                                                              >monitors all the time...

                                                                              • 36. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                                Level 7
                                                                                Murray *ACE* wrote:
                                                                                > I don't. So I cancel you. 8)
                                                                                >

                                                                                I am with Joey, I run my browser full screen on one monitor, and
                                                                                Dreamweaver full screen on the other.... does that cancel your cancel ;)

                                                                                Steve
                                                                                • 37. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
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                                                                                  Nope.

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                                                                                  "Dooza" <doozadooza@gmail.com> wrote in message
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                                                                                  > Murray *ACE* wrote:
                                                                                  >> I don't. So I cancel you. 8)
                                                                                  >>
                                                                                  >
                                                                                  > I am with Joey, I run my browser full screen on one monitor, and
                                                                                  > Dreamweaver full screen on the other.... does that cancel your cancel ;)
                                                                                  >
                                                                                  > Steve

                                                                                  • 38. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                                    Level 7
                                                                                    Murray *ACE* wrote:
                                                                                    > Nope.

                                                                                    Damn it!
                                                                                    • 39. Re: Width of sites targeted for general public?
                                                                                      Level 7

                                                                                      "Joe Makowiec" <makowiec@invalid.invalid> wrote in message
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                                                                                      > On 31 Jul 2008 in macromedia.dreamweaver, darrel wrote:
                                                                                      >
                                                                                      >> Again, though, that's not really relevant. The higher income and
                                                                                      >> more tech-savvy folks are just as likely to be using very small
                                                                                      >> screens as much as huge screens.
                                                                                      >
                                                                                      > Offhand, I'd guess that the well-heeled but technophobic run fullscreen
                                                                                      > browser windows on very wide screens; the tech-savvy run reduced-width
                                                                                      > windows, particularly on widescreen or multiple monitor setups.

                                                                                      Good offhand guess - all of my actual experience with Web users confirms
                                                                                      this!


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