A request to TeDomum regarding the Write.Freely instance post display CSS

A letter to Ange and TeDomum regarding the screen width on the Reader view of TeDomum WriteFreely :


Hello Ange, TeDomum!

Bon jour, and thank you for the excellent service I enjoy with the Write.Freely instance at TeDomum.

I wanted to write to you and ask a question – regarding the displaying of pages in the instance.

From the very beginning of my usage of WF, I tried to understand how it displayed pages and images, and realized that it defaults to a 640 pixels wide column on my desktop or laptop displays.

Since then, I have always resized any images I use to fit that exactly - avoiding on-the-fly scaling, which degrades the image and causes delay. So far it has worked well for me.

When I open the URL of one of my pages directly, for example :

…it will display as created, optimally. Happy author!

However, when looking at my Blog view, the stream of all recent posts : https://write.tedomum.net/rgx/

…then I am dismayed to notice that my careful layout is mangled, since it seems to use a slightly narrower display width.

Sadly, that damages the presentation.

Could I ask you to consider reviewing the CSS for this function? I just took a screenshot (attached) and I do see the image size in a post is preserved at 640p, so no scaling is involved.

However – the spacing on HR dividers is greatly compressed, and in general it seems to use a smaller size font, than the same page viewed directly by its URL.


Here are Two screenshots for comparison.

View 1 : a snippet of a post as viewed in the users Blog posts stream.

TeDomum-RGX-View-collapsed-Spacing-673x478p

Noticeably compressed spacing around Horizontal Rulers.

View 2 : the same paragraphs, as displayed directly on the page.