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Window size for media queries
In the CSS basics video: Adjusting the Layout with Media Queries, Gil changes the window size to see how the CSS performs. While he is dragging the window border around, a number appears at the bottom right of his screen showing the pixel size of the browser window, but this number does not appear on my computer. Is this only a Mac property, or can I get a PC to do this? How?
Cameron Childres11,765 Points
I'm using Chrome on Windows. There are two ways I check window size:
- With developer tools open (CTRL+SHIFT+I or Settings > More Tools > Developer Tools) the window size should automatically show in the top right corner as you drag the edges around.
- With developer tools open click the "device toolbar" icon, which looks like two overlapping rectangles representing a phone and tablet, or use the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+M (only works if your focus is on developer tools). At the top you'll find a number of options for different devices as well as "responsive" mode which lets you set a specific height/width and supports dragging the edges to resize. I find this especially useful when my computer won't allow me to shrink the window enough.
Nevermind! I just found the anwer
Actually, thank you for your answers Cameron. That is a better solution than what I found.
Hello! Is there a similar feature on Mozzila? Thanks.