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Re: line length and myth of the fold

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From: DAVOUD TOHIDY
Date: Apr 18, 2008 3:50PM


> Karl Groves wrote:
>Until that's done, we clearly have nothing more to add to this thread.

Long lines if achieved by fluid layout may cause readability and layout
stability problems when resizing the browsers' window or applying other
stresses for users without any disorder leave alone the users with for
instance dyslexia.

I agree with you that there is a need to conduct a research on the line length.
However evidences such as the layout stability problem shows that constraining
lines improves the readability and usability of web content.

Now in regards to people with say dyslexia the following might worth to have a look:

http://www.dyslexia-parent.com/mag35.html

Davoud
P.S:to contribute to my research please visit:
http://cssfreelancer.awardspace.com/stability.html