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Scrolling fatigue

By flatearthling
Feb 4, 2010
  1. How do i get web sites pages to display the entire page on my screen w/o having to scroll right to read the info? I use firefox but it did it on explorer and aol browsers too. I don't have a wide screen monitor.
     
  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Well a simple trick can be to hold your keyboard's left Ctrl button and use your mousewheel to zoom (in or out).
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

    zoom out or change your monitor to a decent resolution. Most web pages are going to display just fine on a screen resolution of 1024 if the browser is maximized, maybe 1280. For example I think the relevant part of the forums is ~1100 pixels wide, and the actual text area less than that. What size monitor do you have?
     
  4. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    You may increase you resolution on windows or/and you may use the zoom shortcut of you browser which is F11.
     
  5. flatearthling

    flatearthling TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks 4 reply

    The control + wheel trick works great. I had tried resolution adjust and changing the size of text display. I cant believe i never knew about this as this problem has been bothering me 4ever. Thank u so much 4 the help. When viewing this page 4 example, i would have to scroll right to see if i had any replies to my posts.
     
  6. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,059   +76

    Glad to hear that it is useful and help's you with regard to your web surfing/reading page

    Have fun.
     
  7. flatearthling

    flatearthling TS Rookie Topic Starter

    F11 is also a nice trick. it gets rid of the toolbar and brings it back. Thanks.
     
  8. flatearthling

    flatearthling TS Rookie Topic Starter

    now i have to see what all the other F buttons do
     
  9. hughva

    hughva TS Rookie Posts: 309

  10. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    Yes definitely increasing the resolution will be the best solution but the problem is to know what Pc is he using and which graphic card inside.
     
  11. flatearthling

    flatearthling TS Rookie Topic Starter

    dell dimension 2300 w/ 16" monitor and windows xp. The resolution was set at 600 x 800. It goes up in increments and the next one is 1024 x 768. some where in between would be ideal but it wont set there. I think i will leave it at 1024 and zoom in as needed instead of having to zoom out every time. This does seem to be more convenient. I do like the larger type in 800 x 600 though.I wish to thank everyone for their kind assistance.
     
     
  12. hughva

    hughva TS Rookie Posts: 309

    The type size is adjustable in Display Properties. I haven't seen an 800 x600 resolution in many years.
    You're really short-changing yourself by keeping the resolution so low.
    Accessing the Display Properties Dialog Box
    http://www.uwec.edu/HELP/WinXP/appearnce.htm
     
  13. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Posts: 742

    1024 x 768 is fine for browsing etc.... But if you want everything well on display then you may go higher if you Pc let you.
     
  14. ucould2

    ucould2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 335

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