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Optimal line length on monitors
Dr. Bob Bailey has looked at the literature about optimal line length when reading from a monitor:

"What can we conclude when users are reading prose text from monitors? Users tend to read faster if the line lengths are longer (up to 10 inches). If the line lengths are too short (2.5 inches or less) it may impede rapid reading. Finally, users tend to prefer lines that are moderately long (4 to 5 inches)."

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The article Optimal Line Length: Research Supporting

Henrik Olsen | June 01, 2003

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