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Windows 7: Outlook 2010 (x-86) FONT TOO BIG and can't make smaller

09 Jul 2010   #11

Zoom Button

Not to be insulting your intelligence, but have you tried altering your Zoom in the Format Text menu and resetting it to 100%?

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10 Jul 2010   #12


Search your computer for ""and rename it to something else. This issue is probably caused by your document template being messed up, renaming the file will make the computer generate a new empty one.
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27 Jan 2012   #13

32Bit & 64Bit Windows 7

A bit late to reply with this, I was having the same problem. Open a new email, type something onto the email. Hold down Ctrl and use the wheel on the mouse to zoom in/out to increase or reduce the font size.
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09 Feb 2012   #14

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-Bit

In Option go to Mail .. there you will find a Stationery and Fonts .. you edit there which size and font you wnat for an new message and etc
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27 Jun 2012   #15

Windows 7 Enterprise

Dungbug- Your solution worked like a charm for me. Infact i didnt believe your solution the first time. I could not believe it still, but it works mate !!

I have tried this stationery and Fonts a zillion times before and though the font got set right, it would never reflect in a new mail and used to have huge sized fonts.
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27 Jun 2012   #16

32Bit & 64Bit Windows 7

You're welcome, simple solutions are usually the best. I'd tried adjusting Font size to no avail, glad it's helped someone out.
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27 Jun 2012   #17

Wds 7 Home Pre. 64-bit SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
Hi all
I can't seem to make the fonts any smaller when creating emails.

Is there any setting that can make the whole thing smaller -- Whilst I might not have 20/20 vision I'm not THIS bad.

(Click on the image to see what I mean)


Just Read your post , and check my outlook 2007 .... ITs has the same problem ..
No matter how big or small i set in format optoin ...

It's so weird ... just happens today ...?


That was it .... the zoom in CTRL + Scrl

Thanks .
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