[wp-hackers] The fixed with of the admin area

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Sun Mar 2 12:34:37 GMT 2008

On Sun, 02 Mar 2008 23:23:50 +1100, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com> wrote:

> Just updated my SVN install and noticed that now everything is a fixed width
> (designed for a 1024 pixel screen).
> Words cannot emphasize how much I am against this. I personally run
> 1600x1200 for the sole reason of not having to deal with this kinda stuff. I
> like my input boxes nice and wide. I like not having to scroll vertically as
> much. etc.
> I realize it's an easy edit on my part to fix it (and I'll probably release
> a plugin to fix this if it stays this way), but please reconsider this
> change. All that white space to the right looks ugly as sin and it really
> hampers the ease of use of the admin area.
> For those on low resolution desktops, here's what I mean:
> http://pic.phyrefile.com/2008/03/02/whitespace.jpg

I know *exactly* what you mean, Others seem to want it small to keep the editing windows down to a managable size (aparantly they dont like full window width editing).

Which is why i made this quick plugin: http://dd32.id.au/wordpress-plugins/remove-max-width/

Just adds a style tag to the admin headers to remove the max-width on the wrap and whatnot.

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