document, but they also introduced many new objects.
screen object exposes variable properties associated with the client's screen. For example, you can determine the screen's dimensions and color depth. These properties are extremely useful for many purposes, which we'll discuss in the column. You'll learn:
- How to access the
screenobject without generating an error.
- How to determine the screen's dimensions, including the available portion of the screen.
- How to find out how many colors the user's system is capable of displaying.
Based on the maximum number of colors (the color bit depth), we'll show you how to optimize the graphics on any page, using a cross-browser, backward compatible script.
Created: April 7, 1998
Revised: April 7, 1998