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Windows 7: Tiny Font Size + How to Change

15 Jul 2010   #1
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 
Tiny Font Size + How to Change

Does anyone know how to change the font size of this menu?



I have tried every setting in Advance Apperance Settings/Window Color and Apperance and none of them seem to affect it.

And if I need to change my system font or something, could someone tell me how to do that.

I'm just trying to make it a little bit bigger.

Thanks.


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15 Jul 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You may try this setting:

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15 Jul 2010   #3
Kirsch

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Font size of what menu?
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15 Jul 2010   #4
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kirsch View Post
Font size of what menu?
The menu in the sky that is above the Earth, Kirsch.

What? Did I not properly identify the "menu" that has a large black arrow pointing at it?

Is "menu" not the proper name and instead of trying to help me, you decide to teach me a lesson?

Don't worry about it and thanks anyway.
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15 Jul 2010   #5
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
You may try this setting:

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Thanks Jonathan but, I already have the magnification set to 115% and it doesn't help.

Anything larger than that and everything starts to look cartoonish.
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15 Jul 2010   #6
geeve420

Windows 8, Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, Pear Linux Triple Boot
 
 

Give this a shot: http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-ch...-in-windows-7/

Edit: But choose menu instead, i will play around with on my end to figure out what option it is but that seems to me where the change needs to be made!




Geeve
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15 Jul 2010   #7
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by geeve420 View Post
Give this a shot: How To Change Font (Text) Size In Windows 7

Edit: But choose menu instead, i will play around with on my end to figure out what option it is but that seems to me where the change needs to be made!




Geeve
Thanks for the suggestion, geeve, but that isn't it.
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15 Jul 2010   #8
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Terminology is everything. Your pointer isn't pointing to a "menu." That is a file open dialogue box. You won't find a separate font setting for it. Changing the DPI or setting "Large Fonts" is your only option.
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15 Jul 2010   #9
CtrlAltDel

Windows 7 (Home Premium) x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Terminology is everything. Your pointer isn't pointing to a "menu." That is a file open dialogue box.
Incorrect. This is a file open dialog box:



What I incorrectly identified as a menu, while I was thinking drop down menu, is actually called a drop down list.

Seems you may wish to work on your terminology also.

Drop-down list - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
You won't find a separate font setting for it. Changing the DPI or setting "Large Fonts" is your only option.
Large Fonts has no effect on the size of the drop down list font size and I don't wish to distort every font on my computer by using DPI.

The DPI setting has no effect on it anyway. The DPI will slightly enlarge the pop out menu for Control Panel, which is horribly small, but does not affect the drop down list.

Do you know how to change the system font size?
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15 Jul 2010   #10
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CtrlAltDel View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Terminology is everything. Your pointer isn't pointing to a "menu." That is a file open dialogue box.
Incorrect. This is a file open dialog box:



What I incorrectly identified as a menu, while I was thinking drop down menu, is actually called a drop down list.

Seems you may wish to work on your terminology also.

Drop-down list - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
You won't find a separate font setting for it. Changing the DPI or setting "Large Fonts" is your only option.
Large Fonts has no effect on the size of the drop down list font size and I don't wish to distort every font on my computer by using DPI.

The DPI setting has no effect on it anyway. The DPI will slightly enlarge the pop out menu for Control Panel, which is horribly small, but does not affect the drop down list.

Do you know how to change the system font size?

Actually, the drop down list is an element or object. The window itself is a file open dialogue, which is what I was referring to. Trust me, I know my terminology

Unfortunately, I know of no option for changing the system font size.
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