Welcome to the new version of European Tribune. It's just a new layout, so everything should work as before - please report bugs here.
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control-plus to make your font bigger... the bigger the text the less grey padding.
i.e. the display width is fixed in terms of number of characters displayed, and is padded out to the width of your window.

Any other solution means you lose most of the control over layout.

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by eurogreen on Thu Jan 17th, 2013 at 07:59:33 AM EST
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eurogreen:
the display width is fixed in terms of number of characters displayed, and is padded out to the width of your window.

<fiddles with the FF window width to see how it changes>

Ah, OK: I get it now. The "fixed number of characters displayed" rule is not bad at all, actually; keeps the reading pleasant.

My regret then would be that the very long comment threads (like in this diary) apparently cannot use more space on the right and extend up to the right hand gray bar. The "old layout" seemed to me more flexible in that regard (or was it?).

by Bernard on Thu Jan 17th, 2013 at 04:46:34 PM EST
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Honestly, I think that thread was harder to read in the old format. Some of the very long subthreads got squinched up to the right so the comments were hard to read. They're easier now. It seems to me.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Jan 17th, 2013 at 04:58:41 PM EST
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All right: I guess we'll have to try it out, see how it feels after a while...
by Bernard on Thu Jan 17th, 2013 at 06:07:13 PM EST
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The much smaller indentation on comments helps a lot there.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Jan 17th, 2013 at 07:04:35 PM EST
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