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Hi. When talking about multi-column layouts, you say that a good measure would be 40-50 words per column.
I take it you mean 40-50 characters?
Hani Shawa10,008 Points
Yes, it's meant to be 40-50 characters.
The guideline measure for single columns was 45-75 characters. The guideline measure for multi-column or single-columns on smaller devices was 40-50 characters.
Hi Pedro! Columns in web design are meant to hold significant blocks of text, so yes I do believe it is correct in saying 40-50 words. After all a tweet is only 140 characters, so 40-50 wouldn't be that much text.
If you actually count 50 words, you'll find that you'll have trouble fitting them into a one-column layout in most screen resolutions, let alone in a multi-column layout....
This "question" isn't really a question (it's obvious that he meant "characters", which is even confirmed by the quiz, as I saw after I had posted this), is more of a comment to the teacher of the course. After all, we wouldn't want them to think that they can get away with mistakes, would we? ;)
Michael Pashkov22,024 Points
This question emerged from
6:23 responsive typography by keeping a measure of 40 to 50 words per column.
and it could be misleading