[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Does size matter?

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 15:07:13 -0400
Geez, I can't believe anyone is actually using anything smaller than 640
x 480...I say kiss em goodbye!!

tedd wrote:
> 
> >Tedd,
> >
> >Why don't you make your windows resizeable ?
> >Most programs do today.
> >
> >Your program starts with a small window that the user can resize and
> >when
> >the program quits, it remembers the size and optionally the position on
> >the screen (in the prefs).
> >
> >Even Symantec does that :-)
> >
> >Sylvain
> 
> Sylvain:
> 
> The problem arises with layout in resizeable windows.  You still have to
> design your layout for the smallest space -- where I am now. Of course you
> can have scrolling buttons and edit fields in a resizeable window, but
> that's really a pain for the user -- I don't want to do that.
> 
> I have one beta-tester that uses a small screen Mac and I wonder how much
> business I would lose if I designed my program for a larger screen?
> 
> tedd
> 
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