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Not so much a theme poll so i have opted to hold this poll in general, Duck suggested this as a poll and I consider it a poll worth looking into.

Please let us now you personal screen resolution by casting your vote, comments on your experiences on the internet due to your screen width would be most interesting.

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I have a 22 inch wide screen and most sites I come across are fixed-width, so my browser is almost never full screen and the window size is kept to about 3/4 of the desktop space.

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I am very interested in the results to this one. For a while I have been considering redesigning some of my sites to a wider resolution because I believe the number of users using 1024 has shrunk to a very small group.
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Most users who used our sites will not coming here, so maby its interest to make a poll on your own site.  Most Internetters from outsite Europa or the Vs and Canada have old systems. So you will have always people with a low resolution monitor


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I do have a poll on my site.  So far wide screen is the common.


I think the Audience is important and the kind of site you are running can make a huge difference. If you run a recipe site for instance this will likely attract a large diverse crowd which will have a large differing set of resolutions and as you say will likely include a lot of older monitors.

If you have a programming site or a gaming site chances are almost everybody that visits you will be on a widescreen with higher resolutions. So these will help you to decide what to do.  The Audience you are trying to reach should help you to determine what could be the most useful direction to go.
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I have a 24" wide screen at 1920x1280 and I usually visit the net with my browser at half screen. When I need to get involved with a site, I will adjust my window for best view and never really care if it is fluid or fixed width. I usually browse with Chrome, but do not mind switching to the browser it was meant to be viewed with, even if it is the contemptible I.E.

on the subject of web designs to remain flexible across the spectrum of all resolutions for old monitors; I am not very compassionate with those who still want to use old technologies and expect the entire world to slow down and care about their stubborn choice.  Not even in the third world people cling to old technologies, they all use wireless, smart phones and laptops. Never before was the cost of internet devices of all sizes so inexpensive.  At the very least one can connect a PS3 to a large TV and enjoy boundless Internet.

I honestly believe it is the right of the website creator to decide on the tools and viewers which are best for his creation and it is for the visitor to respect his artistic intents and  limitations.   Obviously, this outlook does not apply to the vast majority of garbage commercial billboard sites out there, as in any cases they are not even worth a stopover, but since there is usually no way to know this until visited, I always give it my benefit of the doubt before calling them that. As with art, beauty and style is in the eye of the beholder and who am I to determine what is good or bad for others.;)

 
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I run 1920x1200, and I love it.


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Robbie Goacher said

I run 1920x1200, and I love it.
24" iMac? That's what I am running right now and really like it. I'm thinking of getting a new iMac this summer - 27" and tricked out with SSD. That will put me at 2560 x 1440.

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I've got a 15" MacBook Pro which I plug in to one of their (older) 24" LED displays when I'm at my desk…but my next machine will probably be an iMac, as I'm at my desk more than I'm on the road.


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I run dual 24" @ 1920x1200.

I come across a decent percentage of sites that fixed at 1024 and they feel really cramped, especially when they embed images/videos that are unnecessarily small just to squeeze into their design.

My general preference is fluid width, and most of the fluid width sites work really well.

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Good lord, I have the smallest screen here so far, my 1440 x 900 seems really big to me but I can see that it's really NOT. Newer technology may seems cheap to many people, but it does pay to keep in mind that not everyone has money to simply throw away. My monitor will have to serve me until it literally dies, I guess by then it will really seem small!

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My laptop is 1920 x 1200, but actually run my browser in a window just wide enough to show fixed width sites like the BBC, Youtube, etc. without horizontal scroll bars.  I use the rest of the screen for music, etc.
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Petrikuhr said

Good lord, I have the smallest screen here so far, my 1440 x 900 seems really big to me but I can see that it's really NOT. Newer technology may seems cheap to many people, but it does pay to keep in mind that not everyone has money to simply throw away. My monitor will have to serve me until it literally dies, I guess by then it will really seem small!
Well my laptop runs at 1440x, but I only use its screen 20% of the time. Normally I'm connected to my external monitor.


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I use here a 1600 x 900 wide laptop as base station. :)


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Petrikuhr said

Good lord, I have the smallest screen here so far, my 1440 x 900 seems really big to me but I can see that it's really NOT. Newer technology may seems cheap to many people, but it does pay to keep in mind that not everyone has money to simply throw away. My monitor will have to serve me until it literally dies, I guess by then it will really seem small!

Don't Worry Dear, Haven't you heard it's not the size that matters but how well your monitor performs!  :lol:
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Duck said

Petrikuhr said

Good lord, I have the smallest screen here so far, my 1440 x 900 seems really big to me but I can see that it's really NOT. Newer technology may seems cheap to many people, but it does pay to keep in mind that not everyone has money to simply throw away. My monitor will have to serve me until it literally dies, I guess by then it will really seem small!

Don't Worry Dear, Haven't you heard it's not the size that matters but how well your monitor performs!  :lol:

ROTFLMFAO :)

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On my work I use a notebook 10.1" , happy that I have a 19"external monitor to it. :)


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I am Dual Monitors both and 1600 x 1200.

I would never go back to a single monitor even it is was 40 inch TV screen  :lol:  (which from time to time I use…  :cool:

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I have a 1600 x 900.

I would love a larger screen, but not a humongous screen… if that makes any sense. Basically, I want to enjoy having a large layout to work with, without too much scrolling, but I also want to still sit at my desk, and not have to stand at the end of the hallway, to use my computer comfortably.

I have visited many fixed width sites that have been extremely narrow. I have also visited some that were ok. ocPortal.com I view as a little narrow but *shrugs*. As stated before, I tend to like fluid width sites the best, as there's no 'wasted space', however some themes just look wrong in fluid width.

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In between I changed at home to a 1920 x 1080 Full HD screen. :)


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