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Do you limit the width of your source code?   [Edit]

Survey period: 26 Jan 2009 to 2 Feb 2009

76 columns? 100 columns? Anything and let word wrap deal with it? How do you swing?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, so that it can be printed easily1126.08
Yes, so it fits on my screen89548.61
Sometimes yes, sometimes no51628.03
No31817.27



 
JokeIt must be readable and nice Pin
konikula27-Jan-09 13:03
konikula27-Jan-09 13:03 
GeneralVS margins Pin
Luc Pattyn27-Jan-09 8:21
sitebuilderLuc Pattyn27-Jan-09 8:21 
GeneralRe: VS margins Pin
Rob Philpott28-Jan-09 7:19
Rob Philpott28-Jan-09 7:19 
NewsRe: SQL Server margins Pin
pablleaf29-Jan-09 5:23
pablleaf29-Jan-09 5:23 
GeneralRe: SQL Server margins Pin
PIEBALDconsult29-Jan-09 6:28
professionalPIEBALDconsult29-Jan-09 6:28 
JokeRe: VS margins Pin
cesar_boucas30-Jan-09 7:53
cesar_boucas30-Jan-09 7:53 
GeneralHmmm... Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 7:12
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 7:12 
GeneralEmployers have those? Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 14:53
Naruki27-Jan-09 14:53 
GeneralRe: Employers have those? Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 15:46
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 15:46 
GeneralRe: Employers have those? Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 15:58
Naruki27-Jan-09 15:58 
Sure, but statistically speaking, aren't they insignificant? Smile | :)

I had an employer that tried that once, but most of the senior staff flat out refused to change because they already had consistent styles.

The problem wasn't really having a standard, but that the guy who chose it was less qualified to determine it than most of the people who had to use it.

Most other employers I've worked for simply don't have one.

Don't let my name fool you. That's my job.

GeneralRe: Employers have those? Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 16:27
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 16:27 
GeneralRe: Employers have those? Pin
ohmikkie29-Jan-09 6:18
ohmikkie29-Jan-09 6:18 
GeneralRe: Employers have those? Pin
PIEBALDconsult29-Jan-09 6:25
professionalPIEBALDconsult29-Jan-09 6:25 
GeneralRe: Hmmm... Pin
cgb14328-Jan-09 7:13
cgb14328-Jan-09 7:13 
GeneralDrop "text" code files and adopt xml based that renders on user choices xD Pin
FocusedWolf31-Jan-09 16:20
FocusedWolf31-Jan-09 16:20 
GeneralRe: Hmmm... Pin
John M. Drescher28-Jan-09 18:03
John M. Drescher28-Jan-09 18:03 
GeneralWord wrap Pin
Mihai Maerean27-Jan-09 4:58
Mihai Maerean27-Jan-09 4:58 
GeneralRe: Word wrap Pin
Rob Philpott27-Jan-09 5:10
Rob Philpott27-Jan-09 5:10 
GeneralRe: Word wrap Pin
Old Nic27-Jan-09 5:23
Old Nic27-Jan-09 5:23 
GeneralRe: Word wrap Pin
eggsovereasy30-Jan-09 10:57
eggsovereasy30-Jan-09 10:57 
GeneralRe: Word wrap Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 6:48
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 6:48 
GeneralBut but but... Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 14:23
Naruki27-Jan-09 14:23 
GeneralRe: But but but... Pin
PIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 14:28
professionalPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-09 14:28 
JokeHey, baby, check out my aspect ratio. Pin
Naruki27-Jan-09 15:10
Naruki27-Jan-09 15:10 
GeneralRe: Hey, baby, check out my aspect ratio. Pin
Rob Philpott28-Jan-09 7:11
Rob Philpott28-Jan-09 7:11 

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