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Offline MountainDon

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Image Width Test
« on: May 11, 2011, 10:36:01 AM »
just a test exercise, but anyone may comment with the answer to...  
How much image width can you view on your screen with the normal setting you use, and without any sideways scrolling?

The image is 1200 pixels wide give or take a pixel...



FYI, I see about 1150 (laptop), 1100 (desktop), 910 on K's (older laptop)
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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2011, 10:46:35 AM »
One notch from 1200 on my laptop (so 1175 or 1150 I guess).

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2011, 11:22:10 AM »


1200 on lap top

Offline astidham

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2011, 11:58:36 AM »
1150 desktop
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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2011, 01:01:27 PM »
Ditto to OlJarhead....I'm just at the edge of the red "X" on the image window.  I can just see the box outlining the right side of 1200.  Laptop - about 4 years old on Windows XP and using Google Chrome.
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Offline Native_NM

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2011, 03:13:44 PM »
The whole thing with room to spare.  I'm using a 24" HDMI 1080p wide monitor!  ;D ;D
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Offline Don_P

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2011, 06:03:53 PM »
910, Desktop w/ Windows XP and IE7

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2011, 04:23:40 AM »
About 950 on Desktop.

Offline Squirl

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2011, 04:28:27 AM »
About 1180 on a Laptop.

Offline muldoon

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2011, 05:02:43 AM »
Older desktop, about 1050

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Re: Image Width Test
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2011, 11:04:06 AM »
I can see more than 1200 on my Dell 15" "wide-screen" laptop, and more than that on the big desktop monitor.

I recently set the width of the main countryplans.com page to 1040 pixels wide. This is supposedly covering the majority of monitors.

Some of our viewers are having to scroll I expect. How much of a problem is it, I wonder?

You should normally set the video resolution (Rt. click menu on the desktop) to the native resolution of your screen (usually the recommended setting). On my laptop this is 1366 x 768 and 1680 x 1050 on the 22" desktop monitor.
Once that is set, use the Ctrl + or - keys to enlarge or shrink the fonts for best readability.
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