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Windows 7: how do I make text darker?

12 Jul 2014   #1
yat

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
how do I make text darker?

When I open a web site the text appears to be lighter and sort of washed out. How can I make the text a little darker. I've tried changing fonts but all the fonts I've tried appear the same as being light and washed out. Thanks for any help.

Using Windows 7, new Dell 8700 with new 24 inch monitor...using 1920 x 1080 resolution.


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12 Jul 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Yat, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you're using Internet Explorer, then you could use the method (step 5 and 6) in the tutorial below to specify a darker webpage font to be used instead.

You'll probably need to try a few of the fonts until you find one that works best for you though. Arial Black is a good dark one though.

Internet Explorer - Change Fonts Used for Webpages

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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12 Jul 2014   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and again welcome to Sevenforums,
You can also post a link to the website so we might test the issue,
Cheers.
I see your listing Firefox,
Have you tested using Internet explorer or Chrome ?
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13 Jul 2014   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums yat

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...s-websites-use

A Guy
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15 Jul 2014   #5
youllbelost

Dual Booting Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate Edition and Fedora 16.
 
 

You may also want to check out cleartype text.
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15 Jul 2014   #6
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

- I agree, I'd certainly tweak Cleartype before considering using different fonts..
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16 Jul 2014   #7
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

- by the way..
the quickest way to find Clear-type settings
is to right-click on the desktop, then Personalize..
next, select Display from the list at the left (down at the bottom)

- the next screen will show the options available..

ClearType Text Tuner
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