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What Screen Resolution Do You Use ?


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Poll: What Screen Resolution Do You Use ? (18 member(s) have cast votes)

What Screen Resolution Do You Use ?

  1. 800x600 (3 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

  2. 1024x768 (12 votes [66.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 66.67%

  3. Higher (3 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

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#1    Saru

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Posted 10 August 2003 - 09:40 AM

Out of curiosity, which screen resolution do you use on your computer ?

( For normal windows use that is, not in games or anything )

If you don't know offhand, right click on your desktop, click 'properties', and the resolution you are using will be displayed in the bottom right hand corner of the 'settings' tab.


#2    Bizarro

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Posted 10 August 2003 - 04:58 PM

Hey Gareth, does this forum allow you to modify the code?  if it does you can use one of those statcounter things like i have one my website and it gives you all kinds of nifty information on visitors to the site.  i get a summary report that shows resolution, browser, java enabled or not, ip, domain, country, OS, the path of how they found the site, most popular page, etc.  i don't know if that's possible to use here or not but you might want to look into it as its very useful information that can help you design for your visitors.  

i know that statcounter.com offers an invisible one that you can embed in your pages.  its free too.  

oh ya, it also has graphs for easy viewing.  its pretty cool.  

here is a link to the demo page:


http://www.statcounter.com/summary.php?use...ame=statcounter


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#3    Saru

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Posted 10 August 2003 - 05:35 PM

Thanks Bizarro. I was only curious really, I'm not sure I want to use Statcounter, but a PHP or perl script for logging resolution might be a good idea. Our host provides a great deal of logging and analysis tools, but screen resolution isn't in there unfortunately.  


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Posted 10 August 2003 - 07:48 PM

ya, that's what i was thinking you'd say.  i only use it because im too lazy to write a script myself original.gif

if there was a meteor,
adrift amongst space,
set about on a collision course
not with Earth, but my face...
i wonder if id even know,
at what time i might,
be passed off like an old style
and by the meteor be smite?

- me, 1997

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Posted 12 August 2003 - 01:59 AM

        I feel proud of myself,  I actually found the place that tells me what SaRuMaN was asking for(768x1024).    blush.gif


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Posted 12 August 2003 - 06:03 AM

  tongue.gif  Mine is 1024x 768 but I didn't know you could adjust it so have been playing  grin2.gif  

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Posted 12 August 2003 - 08:55 AM

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Mine is 1024x 768 but I didn't know you could adjust it so have been playing 
Lol now I know why you need that hammer so often Celti  laugh.gif  .
  My screen resolution is 800 x 600 . original.gif  


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Posted 12 August 2003 - 01:21 PM

currently i'm using 1280x960 at 32bit color. It looks nice at this res. Once you go high, it's almost impossible to go back down to like 800x600


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Posted 12 August 2003 - 01:28 PM

Do you not find some things difficult to read at that resolution ?

I have a 19 inch monitor and I've tried that resolution before, but found that it makes the writing on most sites to be far too small for comfortable reading.

My current resolution is 1024x768, which is also what the site is optimized for.


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Posted 12 August 2003 - 02:19 PM

it's usually hard to read, but this is a really nice monitor, and since I'm at work and work primarily in graphics applications, I need the screen "space". It's a Dell flat monitor, total diagonal screen size is is 17inches. It looks fine to me. At home I use 1024x768, but i'd go beyond that if the refresh rate didn't go below 85hz


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Posted 12 August 2003 - 10:10 PM

I'm on 1152 X 864 @ 85hz using a Samsung SyncMaster 765MB 17" flat screen monitor.

The monitor is only two weeks old, before that I had to use 1024 X 768 but this Samsung is beautiful and crisp and I'm having no trouble on the higher res.

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Posted 13 August 2003 - 12:33 AM

QUOTE (SpaceyKC @ Aug 12 2003, 11:59 AM)
I feel proud of myself,  I actually found the place that tells me what SaRuMaN was asking for(768x1024).    blush.gif

Lol KC same here.. wink2.gif And mine is also set at 1024x768 at 32bit colour....ummm whatever that means... blink.gif  

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Posted 13 August 2003 - 01:08 AM

oh ya, mine is 1280x960  grin2.gif

i agree with Dust.  when you go higher, you can't go back.  i can read everything just fine, but i also have excellent vision.  

if there was a meteor,
adrift amongst space,
set about on a collision course
not with Earth, but my face...
i wonder if id even know,
at what time i might,
be passed off like an old style
and by the meteor be smite?

- me, 1997




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