Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

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Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Ces » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:43 pm

Well, it’s unaesthetic, silly and perhaps somewhat cute. A simple width gone astray. Picture says more than any amount of words coming from my mouth:
http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q324 ... oadphp.png

Or check it out yourself:
http://themanaworld.org/downloads.php
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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Jaxad0127 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:52 pm

That looks to be a window size issue. Are you looking at at a resolution of 1024x768?
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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Ces » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:57 pm

Yep, I made sure of that. That’s why the full screen is included in the screenshot.
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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Jaxad0127 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 7:09 pm

Right. I think the best way to fix it is to change the site template to be wider.
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Post by Vink » Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:18 pm

jaxad0127 wrote:That looks to be a window size issue. Are you looking at at a resolution of 1024x768?
Hm. Why should a high resolution be necessary? Wouldn't it be better to make the page as resolution-neutral as possible? Some monitors (such as mine) have a maximum resolution of 800x600.
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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Jaxad0127 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:24 pm

Vink wrote:
jaxad0127 wrote:That looks to be a window size issue. Are you looking at at a resolution of 1024x768?
Hm. Why should a high resolution be necessary? Wouldn't it be better to make the page as resolution-neutral as possible? Some monitors (such as mine) have a maximum resolution of 800x600.
Exactly. The standard is 800x600, and the site should work fine under it.
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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Ces » Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:01 pm

Ok. I checked the svn and undid revision 4530 locally. No problem there.

It seems to be the the following code that breaks my nice screen estate:
table style="width: 600px"
tbody width="50%"

Though I’m too tired hunting down the css file to check the actual margins at play.
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Post by Platyna » Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:56 pm

I agree with Ces, we shouldn't have any fixed widths on our site.

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Re: Unaesthetic table overspill on download page

Post by Jaxad0127 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:08 pm

Platyna wrote:I agree with Ces, we shouldn't have any fixed widths on our site.

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Definitely. Hard coding such large things is always bad.
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