[lug] default web page width

Ken Kinder ken at kenkinder.com
Sun Dec 31 00:10:27 MST 2000

It's width="100%" -- works very reliably.

I need to denounce the idea of setting widths on web pages. That's never a good
idea. It misses the whole point of having a document format. Here's the range
you should probably be prepared for:

100-10,0000 pixels -- that's realism. :)


On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 11:38:47AM -0700, Deva Samartha wrote:
> Hi,
> is there something like a default page width (in pixels) of a web page?
> Once there were pages which had a ruler at the bottom: Please adjust your 
> browser to "this" but they seem to be less common now.
> I made a page something like 600 pixel wide but then, when printing it, it 
> cuts off on the right side.
> Thanks,
> Samartha
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Ken Kinder

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