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nofx1728
02-20-2006, 01:56 PM
I didn't know what to title this... sorry. I'm creating a site that stetches with the browser window: http://home.bellsouth.net/p/pwp-nofx1728 . How can you make sure that all the text will be displayed at 800x600 without a horizontal scroll bar? On my site you can scroll over about 1/2 inch when viewed at 800x600, so not all the words can be viewed without scrolling over. I want to make sure that when my page is first opened you can view the entire page without having to use the horizontal scroll bar. But I also want it to stetch the entire screen when viewed at higher resolutions. Right now it displayed perfectly on anything over 800x600, but it has that 1/2 inch you have to scroll at 800x600. Hopefully that makes since... and I realize I repeated myself a few times, but I wanted to try to make sure you understood what I was trying to accomplish.

Thanks,

nofx1728

domedia
02-20-2006, 01:59 PM
Your design shouldn't be wider than around 750-760px to fit in a maximazed browser window in an 800*600 resolution

nofx1728
02-20-2006, 05:11 PM
So here is my next question.. is there a way to make the design 750-760px but still expand on higher resolution browsers?

Your design shouldn't be wider than around 750-760px to fit in a maximazed browser window in an 800*600 resolution

Creative Insanity
02-20-2006, 05:26 PM
Yeah use percentages instead. A 100% or 95% control table should do the trick.

domedia
02-20-2006, 07:24 PM
what CI said.
You have to choose, either an absolute size (which does not expend) or a relative width (which does expand)