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I have just upgraded my computer and have a larger monitor (17"). The manufacturers recommendation for screen resolution is 1280 x 1024. This gives a much larger, and clearer, display, and is particularly useful when editing documents in Word. When using Outlook, however, I find that my font is too small to be read in comfort. I could change the default font size, but then my messages would be in a font too large for people with smaller screens or lower resolution. I could change my screen resolution, but then I would lose the advantages of greater screen area.

Does anyone know of a way to make the displayed text larger, without altering the size of the font actually sent in a message?

Do I just have to live with the small font if I want a larger displayed area?




Hi everyone, I have problem with size of fonts in some applications. For example in Mozzila Thunderbird i have very small fonts on message body. It is not caused by setup of Thunderbird!

The same problem i have in print preview in some application. Fonts in preview are just 50%.

Thank you for your advices.

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Join Date Jul 2005 Age 30 Posts 3,761 Blog Entries63 The font sizes you are seeing are dependent on the size defined by the HTML of the e-mail. If you cannot find an option to enlarge the font size in Thunderbird, try using Windows Key + and - in Windows 7 to make use of the magnifier for hard to read e-mails.

The problem of difficult to read font size is the result of monitor resolution changes taking place. While many users are now using high resolution, hi-definition monitors, some are still using older, low resolution monitors. This has resulted in a disparity that requires many publishers to display their content with a smaller font, in order to accomodate words that would appear too large on the screen.

The majority of Internet users are still not using hi-definition, high resolution monitors, but this number is growing, resulting in disproportioned content. It is recommended that you make use of the program's own magnification abilities, and the larger and smaller font sizes under Display Properties. When that is not possible, it is recommended that you use the magnifier option in Windows.




Recently I've been having issues with the way text is displayed on my computer. Everything had been working fine until a few weeks ago, and I've had this install of windows running for over a year now with no issues.

Anyways, the problem is that a lot of text looks glitchy and is very difficult to read. This happens in most programs, not just internet browsers, although that it the main issue. Here is an example of the issue in firefox:

Text looks like this on most websites when I use the default viewing size on webpages, and zooming in even one click will correct the issue, but the problem is that that only resolves the issue for web browsing. Other programs can't just be zoomed in to fix it.

I've tried searching the web for answers but I usually just get threads etc about how to fix text size, for when programs have text cut off by too large a font.

Could reinstalling the affected fonts possibly fix this? And is there a way to do such a thing without reinstalling windows?

Does anyone have any solutions or ideas? I can provide more pics or info if necessary, let me know what you need.

Thanks




Hi everybody:

I've done a custom app in Access2000/VBA that I'm ready to deploy. I found some API code for getting the user's screen size and resolution, changing them so the app will display properly, and then restoring them. Great! But some of my users have changed their Windows font size (I found it in the Active Titlebar setting in Control Panel, Display, Appearance on their PCs) to Extra Large. This overrides my windows settings, as Windows adjusts the window size to accommodate the user's preference. So, my app still does'nt display properly for them.

How can I override this behavior? I don't find a flag for font size anywhere, nor for the active title bar. The worst aspect is that after my app closes, the user's desktop display is too large, hiding their MS start button and task bar! I can get the Start menu back by clicking the Windows keyboard button, but the only way I've found to get the task bar back is to manually open Control Panel, and change the font size for the Active Titlebar, which seems to reset it.

Anyone know how to outsmart Windows on this?

Thanks!




When I view Inbox message list font is too large. That is, columns From, Subject, Received, etc., appear in large font and I can't for the life of me find a way to change font.
Thanks in advance
Trimer




My dialog boxes are filled with content that is too large to fit the unadjustable window. I've attached a screen shot of what my Options dialog box looks like in Outlook 2002. How can I make the content fit within its confines? Thanks




I desire to personalize the disply (ie fonts, text, etc) in this new copy of Windows 7. How can I achieve this task then set these new settings, permanently? I have a vision problem and would like to enlarge, everything on or off-line.

Also, I use Mozilla as a browser and would like to enlarge the display in that domain, as well.

Currently, and once I set the display to a desirable size, they all return to a former setting that is either too large, of too small.

Can anyone help me enlarge these font or display settings (globally) and be don with this task, once and for all?

~James




This is a questions from my professor about changing font size in a document for a 1000 page text book:

I am sending you attached part of a chapter. Here is the problem: We use font size 12 for the main text and font size 10 for subscript and superscript. The equations when written in Math Type are all o.k. However MS word (especially when we refer to a variable in the text) gives subscripts and superscripts that are too small.

I have tried to go and change many variables in the text using Math Type, but it is a horrendous work. 1000 pages have been typed so far this way. Is there a command that can be applied to a document (chapter or portion of it) that will specifies the size 10 for subscripts and superscripts. ? If you have an idea, please help. Of course this is after the fact. Apparently if we had established style sheets from the beginning we could have done it, but I am really not an expert.
Thanks.




I would like to increase all the font sizes in Outlook. I work on a large monitor and the font sizes/viewing fonts are too small. How can I change ALL fonts sizes (not just the email messages I send out): the folders names, email messaages received, etc.

I do not want to into the display setting and change all of Windows fonts - just in Oultook. Please advise
Thank you




One one workstation using NT 4.0 with Office 97, the Customize dialog for the Office Shortcut Bar has mysteriously decided to use a font that is much too large, with the result that the dialog contents are truncated off the right and bottom edges. Has anyone seen this happen? Do they know how to fix it? Technet search yields nothing.




I was going to search--but can't tell if there is still a problem with the search capabilities of this Board at this time--and I'm at work and under the gun - -

I was trying to apply a conditional format to a cell that would shade the cell if the cell's font color was red. I used a couple of functions from Chip Pearson. Say cell A1 had red font. If I put Chip's function in cell B1, it would return the value of 3 for the color of the font in A1. So I had the function working properly. But, the problem occurs when I tried to put this function in a conditional formatting formula for cell A1. Actually, the formula evaluated properly, but when I tried to copy the conditional formatting to other cells, well, the cell's font color copied too. So if cell a15 was black, by the time I copied the formats from A1 to A15, obviously I changed the cell's font color and that is not what I wanted.
1. Is there a way to copy conditional formats to cells without copying the existing cells formats?
2. Can what I am doing be done with a function, any function, and conditional formatting, or do I need some kind of VBA routine.

FWIW, there were red colored fonts in cells over a very large spreadsheet and there was not other logic I could consistently apply to determine why the cell was colored red.
Steve




The "smallest" size in MSIE requires magnfying glass. Next size up is still too small to read without glasses. Medium is a very large step up. Too big a jump. Can you fix?

Also, seeing lines of type on top of each other no matter what font size.

Also, some post subject lins blank at the bottom of first page of suggestion forum. Can tell what they are about by hovering over little icon on left and then can read URL at bottom of MSIE.

Sure wish could fix these things because it makes it a struggle for me to use the forums.

I am adding this to my post. I have switched to Chrome to see how the forums look. The type size appears much better (good thing because I don't even know if you can change type sizes in Chrome - I never tried). So far I am not seeing lines of type over top of each other either. Haven't tried it with Firefox yet. But I still wish it wasn't so hard to read with IE.




Is there any way to change the formatting of line numbers? The font is too large on our printouts. The number takes up most of the left margin. We would like to make the font size a little smaller.

TIA




I scanned a document (form) and discovered the only way to get the form exact was to save it as an image. OCR software for scanning forms is way out of my budget. Is there a way to convert the image so I can edit/enter text? When I entered text the font was too large and I couldn't find any way to reduce its size. I'm trying to find a way to fill out job applications on my PC so they look better than handwritten.

Maria




Working with a mail merge in Word 2000 and several times the text for a particular cell is too large and wraps below what is visible (the cell sizes must remain constant). I've been pulling may hair out looking for the equivalent of shrink to fit in Excel or Publisher's Autofit which automatically adjusts the font size so that all of the text fits within the predefined boundaries of the table cell. This would seem like a fairly straight forward requirement but I can't for the life of me find a way to do it. Thanks a million for any help!




When printing E-mails can I choose a font size? Sometimes I get font sizes that are just too large.

Mordy




HI I have a HI res large monitor some of the text in windows is too small to read in a lot of apps.

Nothing wrong with my eye sight!

I know I can lower the res but whats point of buying a hi res mon and lowering it?

know about magnification tool!

Paul D





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Thumbnails:
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I want the top of a contract document I am creating to have a commonly-seen layout with, on the left in small text, stacked, "Residential Commercial Industrial". In the center of the document would appear, in some font and color of large size, the company name. On the right-hand side would appear a logo (circle) of the trade association. I have that in a draft document as an inserted picture.
My question: I have been wrestling with getting all this stuff aligned left, center and right. I cannot "keep things in position" as I would like to. One aspect of that is to have the logo/picture not at the top but aligned with the visual bottom of this general area.
Can this be done?
I might as well ask this one, too: how do I get the "telephone number" field to have the nnn-nnn-nnnn automatic formatting? I can't find this through the properties or paragraph formatting stuff. Can that be done?
Thank you for your suggestions!




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2. Place "Manage Friends" link on the page. This link didn't make it through the upgrade process, but will soon make a comeback.

3. Remove broken formatting from Rules. Our rules page uses some old HTML, but this should be easy to edit.

4. Links without protocol appended to wopr.com URL. Some aspect of Invision code is adding unwanted text to links that are created. We'll explain how this was resolved in our Day 8 report.

5. Edit the wordings used for ranks. We're expecting a big increase in the number of new Loungers soon, so we plan to revise the "ranks" that are displayed under recently registered folks' names. (Who wants to be labeled a "Lurker", for example? Even if they are one.)

To check out issues that were fixed on previous workdays, see:

Day 6: Post 768167
Day 5: Post 768160
Day 4: Post 768158
Day 3: Post 767981
Day 2: Post 767935
Day 1: Post 767895

Please don't reply to this post, which is just an announcement. If you see a new issue, start a thread in the Suggestion Box forum. Thanks!


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