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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Comparison of menu font sizes
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:47:01 GMT
On 17 March 2015 at 05:55, Felix Schumacher
<felix.schumacher@internetallee.de> wrote:
>
>
> Am 17. März 2015 02:05:45 MEZ, schrieb sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
>>On 16 March 2015 at 20:56, Felix Schumacher
>><felix.schumacher@internetallee.de> wrote:
>>> Am 14.03.2015 um 16:35 schrieb sebb:
>>>>
>>>> I have created some quick test sites to show how the JMeter index
>>page
>>>> looks with various different menu font sizes.
>>>>
>>>> http://jmeter.apache.org/ - original, i.e. 100%
>>>>
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/jmeter90/ - 90%
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/jmeter85/ - 85%
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/jmeter80/ - 80%
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On my desktop, the 80% size is perhaps starting to get a bit too
>>small
>>>> in comparison with the body text, but 100% is definitely too big.
>>>
>>> In my version on p.a.o/~fschumacher/jmeter I already set the menu
>>font to
>>> 90%.
>>>
>>> What do you want with the smaller versions? In my tests with
>>~1300x800 we
>>> only get a line or two more. That could be achieved with less gaps
>>between
>>> the boxes also.
>>
>>It's partly to improve the balance between the sizes so the menu does
>>not overpower the body text.
>>
>>Also it allows the menu to be narrower leaving more room for body text
>>on smaller screens.
>>
>>On revisiting the 90% examples I still think that is a bit too big
>>compared with the body text.
> In my eyes making the menu text smaller is too small. Maybe I have bad sight.

The point is that at 90% the menu text still looks bigger than the body text.

If you can read the body text, then you should be able to read the menu text.

Or maybe the menu text font is not as readable as it should be.

>>
>>> We don't have to have boxes around the menu items it was just an
>>example.
>>>
>>> We could even put the menu as a flat one to the top of the page (can
>>be seen
>>> in my version, if you use a resolution from 600 to 1000 pixel wide.
>>
>>That works well for narrower screens; I'm not sure I like it for wider
>>screens as one cannot see the second level contents at a glance.
>
> That is why at 1000px (can be adjusted in the media query) the whole menu is again shown
on the left hand side.
>
>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It's much the same on a Hudl2 tablet (landscape mode).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> If the menu text size can be reduced, then the layout can be
>>adjusted
>>>> to give more space to the body text. I have not done that in the
>>>> samples.
>>>
>>> If you mean to widen the main text, then I like to point out, that
>>wider
>>> text lines tend to be harder to read. That is the reason, why I put a
>>> max-width of 60em. We could probably add a few em's, if you like. But
>>not
>>> too much (in my eyes).
>>
>>It would help if the design decisions were documented in the CSS file
>>as comments.
> I will put in a few comments.
>
> Felix
>>
>>> Regards
>>>  Felix
>>>
>>>>
>>>> [Note: the sites only have the index page; I did not copy the other
>>>> pages.]
>>>
>>>
>

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