On 2009/08/11 12:24 (GMT+0200) Michal Suchanek composed:
> ... Typically you look at the
> screen from a distance similar to that from which you look at printed
Probably correct for laptops, but not for desktops, which is a large part of
why the Windows default DPI assumption is 96:
> so the physical DPI is a good starting point for most desktop
> systems. There is nothing stopping you from setting the DPI smaller or
> larger to accommodate for different conditions.
Indeed, on Linux a designer can test multiple DPI configurations on a single
physical display in a few seconds or less per switch, facilitating emulation
of a panoply of user environmental possibilities without consuming extra
desktop space or electricity.
> Unlike sites designed
> in pixels sites designed in points will obediently resize to match you
> DPI settings.
But, unlike with em sizing, this doesn't necessarily correlate to matching
what a visitor finds to work best.
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