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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [IDEAS] Flex: New user interface design
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:44:43 GMT



On 2/27/12 2:58 PM, "Erik Lundgren" <erik@lndgrn.se> wrote:

> 
> 27 feb 2012 kl. 23.18 skrev Alex Harui:
> 
>> Let's assume it won't be fixed but you may be able to get a rough, but not
>> exact idea of resolution/density via other means (JS, ANE).
> 
> I've researched this all day and I cant find any cross browser js api that
> allows you to break out of the 96 ppi abstract screen that the browser assumes
> for rendering. In extreme cases, like the iPhone 4, I belive the user agent
> recalculates the pixel values.
> 
> If we could do it in air using native extensions, but not on the web should we
> do it anyway? I don't know.
I think my desktop monitor distorts the video output of my laptop,
stretching it wider than it is on the laptop.  So, I don't know of any way
to guarantee you could measure a screen and see the same size you intended.

But allowing different units in CSS and trying our best to get a better
sense of the density might still be worth it.

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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