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

Dan Larkin nitephire at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 21:12:31 GMT 2008

Kimmo, I think what he meant was Windows apps tend to be used in "maximized"
mode, rather than fullscreen.  I personally tend to conform to that
standard, but I can't speak for statistics...

:: Dan Larkin

On 3/3/08, Kimmo Suominen <kimmo at global-wire.fi> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 12:49:11PM -0800, Charles wrote:
> > > Like any other piece of software, users can and will size the
> > > window like they want it.
> >
> > In practice, Windows apps (more so than Mac apps) are generally used
> > full-screen.
> Please provide pointers to studies backing that up.  I've never known
> that to be the case.
> I generally never use apps in full-screen mode on my Windows machines,
> slide-shows typically being the exception.
> I use 1920x1200 monitors (both on the desktops and the laptop).  I've
> resized my browser so that e.g. the WordPress admin screens are at a
> comfortable width to work on.
> I don't really care what the WordPress default is, as long as it can be
> modified with a plugin.  Of course, my preference would be for a fluid
> layout like before, to match my current work habits.
> Best regards,
> + Kimmo
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