Window Screen

The window.screen object contains information about the user's screen.

The window.screen object can be written without the window prefix.

Properties:

screen.width

screen.height

screen.availWidth

screen.availHeight

screen.colorDepth

screen.pixelDepth


Window Screen Width

The screen.width property returns the width of the visitor's screen in pixels.

Example:

Display the width of the screen in pixels:

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Window Screen Height

The screen.height property returns the height of the visitor's screen in pixels.

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Window Screen Available Width

The screen.availWidth property returns the width of the visitor's screen, in pixels, minus interface features like the Windows Taskbar.

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Window Screen Available Height

The screen.availHeight property returns the height of the visitor's screen, in pixels, minus interface features like the Windows Taskbar.

Example:

Display the available height of the screen in pixels:

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Window Screen Color Depth

The screen.colorDepth property returns the number of bits used to display one color.

All modern computers use 24 bit or 32 bit hardware for color resolution:

24 bits = 16,777,216 different "True Colors"

32 bits = 4,294,967,296 different "Deep Colors"

Example:

Display the color depth of the screen in bits:

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Window Screen Pixel Depth

The screen.pixelDepth property returns the pixel depth of the screen.

For modern computers, Color Depth and Pixel Depth are equal.Example

Display the pixel depth of the screen in bits:

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