1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Wow! I've just discovered another reason to hate Windows 10. I cannot adjust the font size in Windows 10. I don't want the apps, icons or anything but the fonts adjusted. I JUST WANT TO BE ABLE TO ADJUST THE FONTS.

    Who but the very young and inexperienced and inconsiderate designers and programmers would think how cool it would be to have to read text in 9 pts?

    Does anyone know of a 3rd party program that would make this possible? Obviously MS doesn't care enough about it's customers to be responsive.
    06-09-2017 06:23 PM
  2. davidhk129's Avatar
    The following method may not be exactly what you are asking.
    To me, it's better than installing another 3rd party program just for that.

    If you are using a moue with the wheel at the top :

    Press the CTRL key and HOLD it > roll the wheel to increase or decrease text size.

    Clockwise is to decrease the size.
    Counter-clockwise is to increase the size.
    zoeymae likes this.
    06-09-2017 08:21 PM
  3. davidhk129's Avatar
    If you use IE11..........
    Open IE11 > right click at the menu bar > check Status Bar > bottom right, click to increase the % .

    If you use Edge ............
    Open Edge > top right, click the 3-dots icon > Zoom > click the + sign to increase the %.
    Last edited by davidhk129; 06-09-2017 at 08:49 PM.
    zoeymae likes this.
    06-09-2017 08:31 PM
  4. morlaine's Avatar
    I use a Marble Trackball. I don't think it has that capability.
    06-10-2017 09:21 PM
  5. morlaine's Avatar
    I use Firefox which has a very simple and easy way of enlarging the text. I've already done it.

    Now, I'm struggling with all the Microsoft products and File Explorer.

    Sometimes you have to wonder if the people who design these systems actually do any work with them. I can't believe anyone would think that 9 pts is a great font size. Maybe they get bonuses for how many pixels they save. If so, they are making millions. :-)
    zoeymae likes this.
    06-10-2017 09:26 PM
  6. shmsnh's Avatar
    Use the built-in Magnifier, perhaps?
    06-12-2017 12:17 AM
  7. zoeymae's Avatar
    I joined this group - right now- to Thank davidhk129.
    Thank you so much for the help!
    07-02-2017 08:00 AM

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