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"...how related are viewport sizes to screen resolution?" This is an interesting question. This answer is probably a good starting point to get the information you're looking for. I don't have any empirical data to support this, but I imagine that viewport size and screen resolution diverge as screen resolution increases. And there's probably a distinct ...


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Setting default viewport size is typically used for responsive or mobile-optimized sites to prevent unnecessary resizing of the viewport because the webpage has been optimized for that particular viewing format. If you have a fixed width site that is NOT optimized for small screens. Then you really should not be setting a viewport size and allow the native ...


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The recommendation is typically to go responsive. Barring that, there is no one recommended size. That's something you need to decide based on your users' needs, the context of your site, your business needs, etc.


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There are many solutions out there. The best thing to do would be to put your thumbnail list on top in a very elegant manner. As a first example look at this image slider: http://www.tn3gallery.com/ When you hover over the image you get another menu that will take you to the list of images to. Also in your case I would think about moving the thumbnails to ...


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Since you are creating a desktop application, then constrain the window size (use a Dialog border, not a resizable window) but leave significant internal whitespace. On Windows, you should test the application with font scaling up to 200% to ensure it remains legible. This improves accessibility. I am unfamiliar with the UI scaling methods for Linux or Mac. ...


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how related are viewport sizes to screen resolution The only concrete relation is that the screen resolution = the maximum potential viewport size. Other than that, I don't know if it makes sense to over-analyze the correlation. It's very plausible that there are peaks only because a) lots of people do maximize browsers and b) there (traditionally, ...



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