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display settings: icon font size etc.

Q: display settings: icon font size etc.

As someone with bad eyesight, I sometimes find it easier to go into the Personalize menus in previous Windows versions, and change the "icon" font size to 12/13 and make it bold, from the default which I believe is 8. However as I'm sure many know by now Win8 has removed such options. Is there any way I can fix this?

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A: display settings: icon font size etc.

Hello lilsting,

Yes. The settings for this have been moved to the DPI screen now in Windows 8. The tutorial below can help show you more on how to.

Advanced Appearance Settings - Change Text Size for Items in Windows 8

Hope this helps.

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I know you folks must have heard this one already.

When I try to customize my font size display settings (see attached), they revert back to default after a reboot.

I did a fresh install of Win 10, and this was the first thing I checked, just to make sure nothing was interfering with it.

I hoping there is some way to deal with this, even maybe a third party tool?

A:Windows 10 font size display settings revert back

It came along with the latest roll out. Only way to make it permanent is to use the Registry edit.

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Hi, I've the IdeaCentre AIO 700 24-ish and as I have seen and read all over the net, there are issues with tiny fonts, etc on some programs, apps, etc. I have seen many issues relating to that and have the problem myself. I have Gimp, Inkspace and a couple other open design programs ( no need to bash them ) on it now to test out - and the fonts and icons are so tiny I cannot see what I am doing. Same with Avira and a couple other programs and apps. Can read it if I use a magnifying glass.  I have done all the right adjustments, etc and it never changes. I know the desktop is not designed for a designer/artist, per say, but I am and have this one.
I've both read and been told it's an issue with the software and app creators/developers not being on the same page and unless and until they are, the tiny fonts and icons on some things just have to remain. The icons on Gimp for my tools of about 20, could all fit on a square the size of a sugar cube. My question is, is that, in fact, an issue with no resolve ...or not? I am about to begin a home design business and would like to perhaps get Adobe Illustrator, but to spend the money and have tiny fonts and icons would be a crapfest for me. I bought the desktop a year ago having been told it was superior for design programs from Best Buy and investigations showed nothing otherwise and just actually relocated and am using it finally....and I find myself in Micro Icon Park in the middle of Tinyfontville.
What can I ... Read more

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Hi, I've the IdeaCentre AIO 700 24-ish and as I have seen and read all over the net, there are issues with tiny fonts, etc on some programs, apps, etc. I have seen many issues relating to that and have the problem myself. I have Gimp, Inkspace and a couple other open design programs ( no need to bash them ) on it now to test out - and the fonts and icons are so tiny I cannot see what I am doing. Same with Avira and a couple other programs and apps. Can read it if I use a magnifying glass.  I have done all the right adjustments, etc and it never changes. I know the desktop is not designed for a designer/artist, per say, but I am and have this one.I've both read and been told it's an issue with the software and app creators/developers not being on the same page and unless and until they are, the tiny fonts and icons on some things just have to remain. The icons on Gimp for my tools of about 20, could all fit on a square the size of a sugar cube. My question is, is that, in fact, an issue with no resolve ...or not? I am about to begin a home design business and would like to perhaps get Adobe Illustrator, but to spend the money and have tiny fonts and icons would be a crapfest for me. I bought the desktop a year ago having been told it was superior for design programs from Best Buy and investigations showed nothing otherwise and just actually relocated and am using it finally....and I find myself in Micro Icon Park in the middle of Tinyfontville.What can I do... Read more

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I have finally decided to put my screen settings to 1024-768 or what ever that one is lol .. but my only problem now is the font size.. for example up top of this page where it says file,edit, view etc..is really small and same as the name thats down on my bar at the bottom of my screen where my open windows are they are really small and I want to make them bigger how do I do that? also .. my quick launch icons are super small can I make them bigger? I made the ones on my desktop bigger but can't figure out how to make the quick launch ones bigger.. can anyone help me please.. Ty.

SweetC
 

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This was excellent with the RC version of win 7, I mean, it installed it all on its own, it was like it read my mind and knew that I was getting old and I was going to be happy with the font size.

Well, it all changed with the RYN version, I manually had to use the 125% dpi option, which worked well with the icon sizes but not so much with the font size withing the content window.

The size is awesome on this site but not so much on others and/or the software I use... see example.

I have also gone to the "Change Window Colors and Metrics" and sorted some other stuff but, I can't for the life of me, change the "Window Text" inside the "Active Window"... again, see image attached.

My problem is that at my 46 yrs of age, my eyesight is not that bad, hence the problem I am having. I mean, I can see 20/20 for most everything but, fine print within 1 is when all hell breaks loose and my computer is within 1 & 2 so its a toss up

Anyways, what else I can do?

A:Changing font size... not the icon

If changing the Display resolution isn't working (Control Panel - Appearance and Personalization - Display - Screen Resolution "Make text and other items larger or smaller") isn't doing it, Windows IE 8 has a tab in the lower right corner to jack up the resolution in the browser. For sites that have small text on parts of them, you can jump the resolution from 125% to 150, or better.

Here's another suggestion from Dwarf, in an earlier thread:

"Try this. Click Tools and Internet Options. On the General tab, under Appearance, click Accessibility. In the Formatting section, click to check (place a tick) the option Ignore font sizes specified on webpages and then click OK twice."

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Friends:

In Windows XP, how can I change the font size on my desktp icons, without losing the graphic part?

I havetried changing the resolution, but that seems to eliminate the graphic part of the icon.

Thanks,
Charles
 

A:Font Size & Icon On Desktop

Right click on a clear area of the desktop and select properties.
Click the appearance tab. At the bottom there is a pull down menu for font size, choose your option and ok back out

 

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I'm trying to change the size of the font used for icons. But only for icons. Everytime I change it it also changes all other explorer font sizes including the start menu and explorer listings. Does anyone know to change only the icon font size?

Any help would be great. Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.

A:Change icon font size only???

Hope this helps:

DPI Display Size Settings - Change

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I have connected my laptop to a 40" LCD TV using HDMI cable and everything works fine. Since the desktop icons/fonts on the TV shows default (small) size from the laptop, in order for me to see it from the distance I have to change the desktop icons/fonts to a larger size.

Here is my question; Is there a way to set up a different desktop icon/fonts size to match the TV and the laptop? (perhaps different profile settings???) Meaning, when I disconnect the HDMI cable from the TV, I want the size of the icons/fonts go back to default/small size icons and vice versa .

Hope this question makes sense.
Thanks in advance!

A:Desktop icon/font size on the laptop and the TV

  
Quote: Originally Posted by freesunshine


I have connected my laptop to a 40" LCD TV using HDMI cable and everything works fine. Since the desktop icons/fonts on the TV shows default (small) size from the laptop, in order for me to see it from the distance I have to change the desktop icons/fonts to a larger size.

Here is my question; Is there a way to set up a different desktop icon/fonts size to match the TV and the laptop? (perhaps different profile settings???) Meaning, when I disconnect the HDMI cable from the TV, I want the size of the icons/fonts go back to default/small size icons and vice versa .

Hope this question makes sense.
Thanks in advance!


I can't think of anything that exist within windows. It wasn't necessarily designed to be used on 40" LCD from 10' away in the way you are using it. That's why Windows Media Center's fonts are so much bigger.

Per this Topic here on 7F: dual monitor text is different sizes between screens you're out of luck.

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The text font in the Chrome tabs along the top of the screen is too hard to read - as is the address bar and icons. I've set my graphics dpi to a setting which is fine for all other apps and don't want to change it. The Chrome default text size has no effect, Google has not acted on feedback and I can't find a solution by Googling the issue.

Is there a way of increasing the size of the tab text and icons? I'm surprised how poor the Chrome UI is given the cash Google has for development.

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The screen resolution of Windows XP Home Edition on my laptop is set to 1280 X 800 but it still shows large icons and fonts than usually seen at this resolution. I could not figure out why? Is there anything that I should do to fix this?
 

A:Windows XP font and icon size in 1280 x 800 resolution

Welcome to the TSG forum.
You shouldn't have to do this but ...
Control panel > Display > Appearance > Advanced .
You can set the icon sizes here .. and other settings.
 

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Good day.

I wish to know if there is a way to change the font size/style (bold, etc.) of the icon labels ONLY on the desktop screen.

I've tried the Control Panel method (Appearance & Personalization -> Display) that allows me to change the fonts for 'ICONS'. However, this option also changes the appearance of fonts in the directories/filenames, which is not what I want.

E.g. Labels on the desktop with size 12 and bold. Fonts in folders: size 9 and UNbolded (default style).

Anyone have a solution for this?

A:Changing Font Size of Desktop Icon Label

Hi vyrians,

I found THIS thread that offers a couple of possible solutions.

b1rd

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Wow I've Googled this one to death so desperation mode is on.

Here is where the settings I'm speaking of are located...

Control Panel->>Personalization-->>"Widnows Color">>Advanced Appearance Settings>>
Then select ICON
then change the setings for Horizontal Icon Spacing and Vertical Icon Spacing.

There are the default setting I can't find.

So, what is/are the default Windows 7 settings for the following desktop options.

1. Icon SIZE (and the "Font" and "Font Size" for it)
2. Icon Spacing Horizontal
3. Icon Spacing Vertical

And if possible, what are the Windows 7 defaults numbers/settings for the entire Control Panel->>Personalization-->>"Widnows Color">>Advanced Appearance Settings>> Section??
Thanks.

A:Icon Size,Icon Spacing settings? Please Help me Please

1. Icon SIZE (and the "Font" and "Font Size" for it) Size 32/Mine is Segoe UI/And font size 9
2. Icon Spacing Horizontal 43
3. Icon Spacing Vertical 43

And if possible, what are the Windows 7 defaults numbers/settings for the entire Control Panel->>Personalization-->>"Widnows Color">>Advanced Appearance Settings>> Section??
Active title bar 21/font size 9
Border 1
Border padding 4
Caption buttons 21
Inactive title bar 21/font size 9
Inactive border 1
Menu 19/font size 9
Message box-font size 9
Palette title 17/font size 9
Scrollbar 17
Selected items 19/font size 9
Tooltip 9

All fonts are Segoe UI

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Hi all, I just installed WIn8.1 Prox64 and I'm facing the following issue. I want to be able to adjust the desktop icons' spacing (vertical and horizontal), desktop icons font size, etc. In Windows 7 this was achieved by going to Personalization/Wndow Color/Advanced Appearance Settings and then you'd have a drop down menu with many items to be able to adjust. In Windows 8.1 it seems that this list is much more limited or impossible. Am I missing something or otherwise is there a 3rd party tweaker for this? Thanks

A:How to adjust desktop icon labels font size, spacing, etc?

Not sure on font size, but here's a tutorial on Desktop Icons - Change Horizontal and Vertical Spacing in Windows 8

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Have successfully installed Anniversary Version on a Lenovo Laptop E525. Now need to change & enlarge the Icon Font, in order to use the screen. Best I can do is a solid white font of indeterminate size accompanied by a fuzzy shadow. Right now it is not useable, unless I use a Hand magnifying glass - which is absurd. There must be a way. Is there?

A:Windows 10 Anniversary version - How to change icon font and set size?

Hello mopepom,

If you like, the tutorial below can help show you how to change the size of the text for icons.

Icons Text Size - Change in Windows 10

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So, I got a Benq G2400WD and a 32 inch LCD TV connected to my computer, to my ati 4890 graphic card, and i wonder if i could set a different font size/dpi on my LCD TV than whats on the Benq?

A:Set different font size/dpi for each monitor/display?

AFAIK, font/dpi settings are universal and can't be different for each display.

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When I click on a LINK in a WEB site, I reach the link but my VIEW is extremely large fonts. I check the VIEW, TEXT SIZE and it shows SMALLEST yet the letters are BOXCAR size! I go back to the particular WEB Site and everything is back to normal. How can I change this?

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Greetings -
 
Since CHKDSK cannot scan the system partition (and other partitions under certain circumstances) from within Windows, you're given the option to run it at the next boot. All good. The font/display size used by CHKDSK under these circumstances prevents you from viewing all the data at once, however.
 
This isn't a huge issue, and certainly not a functional one. The first two lines are the ones usually lopped off/scrolled out of view. It *would* be convenient to see those lines though, particularly which drive is being scanned. I often run CHKDSK overnight, and can't tell from the display which drive it's working on.
 
Any ideas how to make the font smaller or the display area larger? Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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Hello!
I have a netbook with a 10.1 inch screen, and a 22inch LCD display panel.
When I connect my netbook to the display, the words seem too small at 1920x1080 resolution. If I set the font size to 125% or 150%, then it would be too big once i unplug my external LCD and use the netbook's 10.1 screen. Setting the 22 LCD to a lower resolution makes the text look very blurred, so that's not an option.

Is there anyway/script/program to automatically change the font size when I connect/disconnect the LCD screen? thanks!

A:Automatically change font size when connected to bigger display

This would be very helpful for me too when I switch between my 22" and 55" screens

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Good afternoon!
I received a new ViewSonic 15" flat screen monitor for a gift and while it takes a while to get use to my main problem is getting the font to be bigger, especially in my Outlook Express, and my various Instant Messenger tool bars. The optimum resolution they recommend to have for the color is 1024 x 768 pixels and when I do that it makes all the fonts extremely hard to read even with my prescription glasses. The crispness of the font is a little off also as a little bit blurry. Any suggestions to improve my viewing capacity under this resolution? I've changed the font sizes under appearance in the Display Properties. Thank you in advance if someone can help me out.
 

A:Display Properties - Font size - Flat Screen Resolution

If that resolution is not good for you, change it. Put it on whatever makes it easiest for your eyes.

ClearType may help with the bluriness, http://www.microsoft.com/typography/cleartype/default.htm
 

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Trying to simply enlarge the text a few points in the Mozilla Thunderbird Inbox display window I wound up
changing things in the message- in and message- out windows of the program.

In T-bird the default Inbox display is in Calibri at something like 17 point font. No amount of changing the
drop down numbers shown to increase point size did anything at all.

Please give the steps to make the font size in the display window of Thunderbird larger.
This is a Windows 7 new install and I have not used a mail program with it previously. I don't know if
Win7 settings have to be adjusted to make things work. Resolution is set at 1024 x 720.

A:Change font size on Mozilla Thunderbird display window

This may help: Bad Eyesight - Thunderbird - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

If not, perhaps a better place to ask is Index page . You can use the search box on the right side of the screen, but to post questions you would have to register for the forums.

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Somehow in typing an email I have accidentally changed the font size as displayed on the screen so it is too small to read easily. It is only on the outgoing email, incoming emails and all other Office fonts display as normal.

The actualy font size chosen (Arial 12) is still the same, it is just the display that has shrunk (to about 50%), presumably from a keyboard shortcut that was used accidentally.

Can someone please tell me how to get it back to 100% before I go blind?

Allan

A:How do I change the font display size in Outlook outgoing emails?

If you have opened an email in a separate window - try Zoom Button (it is the last one one the right in Message tab).

If you are talking about general Outlook, where you can preview emails in one of the panes, there is a slider with percentage on the very bottom right.

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Hi there, 
I have recently updated my Mac to the newer Microsoft 2016 and every time I hit the tab button to indent the format of the font, font size, and color change instead of indenting my paper. 
Please help this is a very annoying issue.

Max

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Hi,
this start happening 3 days ago, every time i try to open a file that is not "recognized by windows by default", for example, a torrent file, a .java script, an iso image, etc...
Everytime i do that the "search for application to open this file in Windows store" message popup, even if i right click on the file -> property -> change the default application-> apply-> ok.
first of all the file icon doesn't change, which is strange, but also, when i double click on it again, it still give me the same message saying that there is no default app to open this file.
Any help please ?

Thank you

Notes:
- I tried cleaning registry with CCleaner, nothing changed (restarted the computer after that too)
- I also tried sfc/scannow and it said (original was in French so..) :"Scan was successfully completed and found corrupted files, however, it couldn't >fix them all, for more details see log file CBS.log"here is a link to that file a new link (it's 8mb with more than 45k lines....)
UPDATE:
i just went to control panel -> default program, and was really surprised by the list there, it doesn't even have 1/4 of the installed programs i have in my computer, what's wrong ? :


My Specs :Os : Windows 8.1
Cpu : intel i7-4770 3.40Ghz
Gpu : nVidia GTX-750
Ram : 8Gb
HDD : 2tb

A:can't save settings like default app, folder and icon size

You ​seem to have a driver update problem-

Have you tried running, in an admin cmd prompt, -

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

then running sfc again ?

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Hi guys,
I've got a really annoying problem here. I know that there are three presets of the display size, small, medium large. I always use medium and it has work fine ever since.
But suddenly, the icons on the my desktop became tiny, i can't really tell if the title of the icons became smaller but the icons are definitely smaller. Everything else is the same size, and i checked my settings and they were still set at medium.
Anyhelp please?

A:Display Size, icon became small, everything else same

FIrst, right click on the Desktop and select Screen Resolution. Make sure that is correct for your display.

If okay, then click on an empty area of the Desktop, then hold down the Ctrl key and roll the mouse wheel. One direction makes things smaller, the other makes them bigger.

That will allow you to make them any size you want.

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I have had a priblem with display on my HP Spectre 360 since I bought it.  Newest problem:   I just installed Swannview Plus, which works fine on 3 other HP Laptops running the same app.  The window size is very tiny with everything scrunched together and overlapping within the tiny 3" X 2" window.  Every window presented by Swannview Plus is the same size with text too tiny to read and options so overlapping they can't be selected.  A number of other apps have the same problem.

A:HP Spectre 360 : Windows, Display text and Icon size become...

Hi,Higher? resolution (2K, 4K or more) display have this problem.I can only suggest you to try these:http://lifehacker.com/how-to-make-windows-work-better-with-super-high-resolut-1711254465RegardsVisruth

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Hello sevenforums! I have a problem with my computer i recently purchased. Here is my story.

This all started whenever I wanted to change my text size different by changing my DPI settings. What I did was right click, go to screen resolution, and clicked on "Make text and other items larger or smaller". From this I changed it to 100% from 125%. I noticed it had changed my font size to the 100%. It then made everything SUPER small when I changed my theme settings.

Whenever I right click and go into personalization settings, I do the usual customizing to my likings. Since I want to save the theme, I do so by naming it, blah. Now I want to use the blah theme by click on it, and I do so. Everything is fine and dandy until I right click my desktop to refresh(out of habit). This is the before and after of the font sizes.
Before
After

My workaround was to set a custom DPI setting, log off like it prompts me to, then changing it back to 100%, again prompting to do so. It is so annoying to do so.

Help me! It is driving me crazy and I have no idea how to fix it. I cannot save a theme and change to it, otherwise it results in the small font. It affects all the fonts soon afterwards. Like google chrome will be fine until i exit and restart the program. Then a super small font follows.

A:Font size changing whenever changing settings in personalization.

can anyone help please

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Every time I begin a new message, the same font and size come on, unbidden. I do see how to reset them every time, but how can I can I reset them so that my own choices appear automatically?

A:In Windows Live Mail, how do I reset the default font and font size?

Go to tools>options>compose tab.

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Does anyone know how to change the font size permanently?
 

A:Changing default font and font size on hotmail

You may use your personal e-mail signature to choose default font in windows live hotmail...

In the options menu, select "more options" and then "personal e-mail signature". Choose the desired font style, size and color and type the phrase "text here". Save changes.

Now all you have to do, when writing a new message or a reply is highlight the phrase "text here" and start typing. It's that simple!
 

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Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.

A:How to set font, font size and text color

  
Quote: Originally Posted by C32C3


Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.


I don't use Outlook anymore, so I can't give you step by step instructions..

Have a look at this tutorial :
Change Default Email Font Settings & Theme In Outlook 2010


***Adding : The website opens slowly, please give it a few extra seconds.

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Windows 10.

I am having much fun grappling with my displays. I say grapple because I CANNOT see the text!

I have a laptop, with a display that has up to 2048x resolution and an external monitor that does 1920x. I have tried to keep both set the same resolution so the mouse will easily go back and fort.

If I bump one setting, others seem to change. Like after an update too!

I need a script, to set, then set again, and again, the
display settings,
the custom scaling level, and
the "change only text size".

Keeping the monitor placement geometry the same would be great for me too.

Oh for a cross reference on Outlook 2013 to the system setting. I keep manipulating the view settings there too.

Probably to get started I could use a "settings display" script.

Help, please
d
 

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Hello

I'm not sure what has happened but I went to create a system restore point earlier today only to find that the box where you type the description has shrunk down to an unreadable size as you can see below

Other programs don't seem to be affected, ie when naming/renaming files or installing programs into custom locations font size is normal. I don't know if it is only system restore that has this problem but it's the only program i've come across that is suffering.

Any ideas what has gone wrong or more importantly how to resize the type box so I can at least see what i'm typing?

Running win XP pro/SP3

Any help gratefully received

dimfja
 

A:Font size has shrunk to unreadable size

rIGHT CLICK ON A OPEN SPACE ON YOUR WIndows screen> click properties> apperance> font size
 

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If I start command line via run and cmd shortcut and actual font set was Consolas not using bold the font is set to default (bitmapped font at the smallest size). If I use Consolas with bold or other font the settings are kept in.
What is the problem? How to inspect it? How to fix it?

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Hello

Can anyone help I am on vista using word 2007.

My problem is that when I try to increase my font size from 12pt to 72pt it goes really small that I can barely see it on screen. It does this with every size 12pt to 14pt gets a little smaller and so on.

Does any know how I can fix this?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Font size 72 is smaller than font 12

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Hi to all.
Can we change taskbar icons' size to a specific size other than two default windows defined sizes?
Tnx.

A:change taskbar icon size to specific size other than small or large?

The guy here told me about two dock apps. See if you like it. I didn't and am still looking into customizing the size of the icons...
Can you specify a custom taskbar icon size?

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Hi,

I am having trouble with the font size and Pop up boxes size. Both are either too big or too small. I dont know how to solve this problem.

For example if I want to update my Symantic AntiVirus or Install a new program, the Box that opens is either too big or too small and font size too.

Recently I copied some fonts to my folder in Windows folder (Fonts folder).

I think maybe that has caused the problem. But I dont know how to solve it.

Please Help.

Thanks in advance.

A:Font size and Pop Up boz size too big or too small - Please help

Hi Muneeb and welcome to TSF !

You could give system restore a try : start => all programs => accessories => system tools => system restore. Select a date in bold prior to when the problem began. You won't lose any personal data but you may need to reinstall any program or update you've installed since then.

Else the system file checker can restore your system fonts. You'll need an XP install CD with service pack 2 (XP Home SP2 or XP Pro SP2 depending on the version you have installed). If your current CD hasn't got service pack 2 then you need to create a slipstreamed CD with SP2. Use one of these guides and report once you have an XP SP2 install CD :
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase...slipstream.asp
http://www.helpwithwindows.com/Windo...p2-bootcd.html

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Hi.
The code below will do the following if you have a table set up in WORD:
1. Sequence down a column of cells one after another while:
2. being given the choice to embed a selectable pdf file from a File Open dialog popup after which
3. the embedded object is displayed as a icon ( icon set always same set in code)
4. goes to next lower cell and repeats from step 2
5. keeps doing this until you click Cancel in the File Open dialog box

My question is how do I make the icon conform a set size after it is embedded? Right now I have to go back and resize all the icons after I finish the embedding. I think the trick is to use a 'With' loop but haven't figured it out yet. Here's the code. Thanks for your help:
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Sub EmbedPDFAndDisplayIcon()
Dim d As Dialog
Dim r As Word.Range
Dim p As Object
Dim vrtSelectedItem As Variant
Do
For Each r In ActiveDocument.StoryRanges
Dim fd As FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen)
ActiveWindow.ScrollIntoView Selection.Range, True
Set fd = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen)
With fd
If .Show = -1 Then
For Each vrtSelectedItem In .SelectedItems
Selection.InlineShapes.AddOLEObject ClassType:="AcroExch.Document", _
FileName:=vrtSelectedItem _
, LinkToFile:=False, DisplayAsIcon:=True, IconFileName:= _
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\acrord32.exe", IconIndex:=0, _
IconLabel:= _
"MyPlot.pdf"
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I want to increase the type font display size globally, for all applications & windows features, but I want to preserve the smaller desktop icon size. Is there any way to adjust them independently?

I know about the advanced display settings for window color & appearance, and that has some good settings, but it is not sufficient, because it does not change most instances of text as it displays in applications.

Thanks for any suggestions.

A:Any way to change type size but NOT icon size?

Here's my whole list of font size change settings, one of which might provide the answer for you. You've probably tried some of them, but see if there's something here that might change the font size on those icons, without changing the size of the icons themselves:

1. This is the one of the main setting tools for setting various locations of Windows font sizes. Right-click on the Desktop and go to Personalize, Window Color and Appearance. Click on Advanced, and in the drop-down menu, select the item that controls the location where you wish to change the font size. (Note: the last one, Window, does not have an option to control font size.)

2. DPI - Right click on Desktop, Personalize, On Personalization Page, go to left column to: Adjust Font size ? DPI, DPI Scaling: Click on Large scale (120 DPI), and click Apply.

3. Screen Resolution: Right-click on the Desktop, choose Screen Resolution, click on the down-arrow at the end of the Resolution box, and pick the desired resolution. Check OK.

4. Display: Right-click on the Desktop, select Personalize, then Display. From the 3 settings: Small, Medium, Large, if screen defaults to Medium (125% size for font and images) and that?s too large, use Small for 100% size (aka ?normal?)

5. At the lower right hand corner of every IE web page, there?s a Zoom control that lets you increase the size of every web page, and it stays at that Zoom setting for every page until/unless you change it.

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For some reason the fonts are all small on my computer. The name of the desktop items on my desktop, those fonts are all small too. I went to properties and changed the font size to large, and nothing happened, their still small. I even changed the screen resolution on the 'properties', their still small. Here is what I am talking about:

See how small the fonts are? Someone please help me!!!!
 

A:Font size

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For some strange reason my font size when I access many sights is huge. It's no problem when I'm offline(or on this sight) I also have some Zwax bug found by Spybot(I just can't figure out how to get rid of it). I can usually solve any problem alone or just by reading all you guys answers to others problems. This is just frustrating me to no end.

A:Font Size

Hi, darrinlane, and welcome back!

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1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
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I'm fairly new to IE5. I thought I had it set up correctly and yesterday the font size got quite large while I was inputting data. Large enough to require the horizontal scroll bar for most everything. Example, just clicking my home page Google, the font size is 16 or 18 point and I usually use 10. The basic font like tool bars etc. have NOT changed. I'm sure this is simple to correct but the help menu doesn't list anything to fix it. Your expert solutions would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance, Jim
 

A:IE5.5 font size

You can change the font size in Internet Explorer by holding down the Control key while scrolling with the mouse wheel.

JP
 

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Does anyone know how to reduce the font/tab size on the left frame IE6 window?

I can change the font size at the right frame window, but not the left.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

A:Size of Font on IE6

Are you talking about Windows Explorer, and not Internet Explorer? With I/E, there is no left/right side. If you want to change the font size, hold down the Control key while scrolling with the mouse wheel.

JP
 

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I would like to increase the font size on my W7. On everything. I don't want to go here an there to accomplish this but to just change the default font style and its size. My eyesight is getting worse as I get older. The picture you see was taken in 1974 when I was 44.

A:font size

Right click on an empty part of your desktop and choose Screen Resolution. Then on Make Text and other items larger or smaller.

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I seem to just encountered a first here. Somehow when the power went off for a few secs. and my puter came back on, I went to reply to an e-mail and all the fonts are so tiny that I can bearly see them. I tried to change the fonts back to normal but no such luck. Any ideas out there? It also looks like the fonts on this forum are smaller too. Thanks
 

A:font size

This below was gleaned from the Outlook Express Help files.

To change the font, style, and size of text

You can change the way the text looks for all your messages or you can make changes to selected text within a message.

To change the text style for all messages

On the Tools menu, click Options.
On the Compose tab, click Font Settings.
To format text within individual messages

Select the text you want to format.
(To change the font for an entire message, on the Edit menu, click Select All.)

On the formatting toolbar, click the buttons for the options you want.
Notes

If you have trouble formatting, make sure HTML formatting is turned on by clicking the Format menu in a new message window and then clicking Rich Text (HTML). A black dot appears by the command when it is selected.
When you use HTML formatting and the recipient's e-mail or news program does not read HTML, the message appears as plain text with an HTML file attached. The recipient can view the attached file by opening it in any Web browser.
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Is there a way to set just the font size without windows trying to enlarge everything? In windows xp selecting a bigger font size only affected window's fonts and icons. In windows 7 selecting a bigger font size zooms everything, including other applications like open office and opera that cannot handle it and look blurry. Am i the only one with this problem?

A:Font Size

It depends on the application and how they want to react to DPI increases.
There may be options available in the applications to configure that.

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I'm using the newest version of Firefox on an XP system. I just installed a widescreen LCD and to me the font size on the tool bars is too small. I know how to change the font size for the web page, that's easy. Is it possible to increase the font size on the tool bars as well. Firefox doesn't seem to have an add-on for this. Thanks for any help.

A:Font Size

Hi,

What size screen did you upgrade to, the bigger screen can make thing look different. Also, what resolution are you running at? If it is different than the last resolution that you had on your other monitor then everything will look different. For a rule the higher the resolution the smaller the icons, and the lower the resolution the the larger the icons, toolbars, etc.

Cheers!

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