How many guys have widescreen monitors?

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  1. Can Can

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    I'm just curious, because the forums are STILL off-centred for me, and someone mentioned it looks good on their widescreen monitor, which got me thinking.

    Like I said in another thread, CK5 forums are the only page that I see this way, but it appears that only a few of us are experiencing it.:dunno:
     
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    Widescreen on my laptop, regular screen on the family computer...looks fine on both.
     
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    I think mine is square and its centered.
     
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    it is centered on mone, non wide screen, with the two bars of useless space
     
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    Regular screen on both. Looks fine to me, other then like everyone else, too much blank screen on each side of the forum.
     
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    also have the 2 bars of useless space
     
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    I have a widescreen laptop ( I am the one Can Can is referring to) and a regular PC monitor however it is a 17.1" LCD Flat Panel. It looks fine on both.

    Maybe it is the exchange rate from US pixels to Canadian pixels.:D

    Ira
     
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    I have 4 - 24" wide screen crt's... .looks good on all 4 :haha:
     
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    Flat screen Compaq TFT8020.

    All is well in my dimension. There is a 1.25" space on either side but they are equidistant to the square of my radius.
     
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    Widescreen o the laptop. Looks great on my PDA.
     
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    No wide screen monitors here.

    I have to re - center mine, every page I bring up on here. The whole thing starts off over to the right. I can only see half of the smilies, for example.

    I played with the resolution, and it makes everything too damn small and hard to read.

    This is sort of a pain in the butt. the colors look nice, though.


    Tom
     
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    Same here.
     
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    it may be the resolution everyone is running. right now I am running 1280 by 1024 and that makes everything smaller compared to what I usually have at 1164 and 854.
     
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    Ditto for me.
     
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    I tried the same thing and got the same results. This is driving me friggin' crazy!!!!:mad: :mad: :mad:
     
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    Centered with useless bars of empty space on both sides. 19" LCD flat panel, not widescreen. 1024x768 resolution.

    Rene
     
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    What browser are you using?
     
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    nope. 19" running 1600x1200 though. Wish I could afford a nice flat widescreen.
     
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    I'm assuming that the new setup is designed for 17" and up monitors where the smaller resolution is still readable. 1024 x 768 makes the text so small it's impossible to read on my 15" monitor. And the text in the thread body isn't affected by changing the "text size" configuration, either.:mad:
     
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    I'm using firefox.

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