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Practical HTML5 Projects by Adrian W. West

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C H A P T E R  12

Monitor Mayhem

Will your web site colors be the same on all monitors? Which type and size of monitor should you design for? Is it possible for a web site to look attractive on a wide range of screen sizes and resolutions? This chapter describes the problems and explores the possible solutions. The following topics will be presented and discussed:

  • Monitors and the problem of color rendition
  • Monitor sizes and resolutions
  • Monitors and the problem with fixed-width layouts
  • Monitors and the problem with liquid layouts
  • Monitors and semi-liquid layouts—the best solution
  • Other monitor-related considerations

Monitors and the Problem of Color Rendition

Cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors generally gave strong vibrant colors, and they ...

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