[wp-hackers] The fixed with of the admin area
viper at viper007bond.com
Mon Mar 3 02:00:17 GMT 2008
I can't stand TinyMCE. I delete it's files from all of my non-dev installs.
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Andrew Ozz <admin at laptoptips.ca> wrote:
> Viper007Bond wrote:
> > Just updated my SVN install and noticed that now everything is a fixed
> > (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
> > 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
> > 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
> If using TMCE you can always go to Fullscreen and have it as big as your
> monitor would let you :)
> There are a lot of studies about optimal line length, onscreen
> readability, etc. All suggest that 10" is best, but note that most users
> prefer 6" - 8". The current admin follows these findings.
> Also most themes have a fixed width for the post area, usually about 8",
> so keeping TMCE at about 8" wide would mimic how the post will look when
> In any case, try typing a 1000 words post in full screen in TMCE to see
> how it works for you.
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