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The effects of screen layout on readability. Just two papers at present:
- Have a consistent design throughout your webpage, don't change it from one page to the next.
- Have a high contrast between text and background colour, dark text on light background is best.
- Have about 10 words per line of text, its easiest to read.
- Apparently this line length is less important on a computer than in a book though, as we tend to read text on the screen from further away than we do when reading a book (so the angles our eyes have to scan are smaller and easier)