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  1. Brink Win User

    Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10


    How to: Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10

    How to Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10


    The cursor is that blinking line at the end of what you are typing in Windows.

    Have you ever had an issue finding the text cursor in the middle of a large amount of text, during a presentation, or on the screen in an educational setting?

    Starting with color easy for you to see. Or, personalize the color of your text cursor indicator to your personal preference.

    Known issues
    • Text cursor indicator color and size might not persist when you sign in. To work around that, simply turn off and turn on the Use text cursor indicator setting again.
    • Occasionally, you might see that the text cursor indicator stay on the screen or reappear after the app has been closed or the page contents have scrolled away.
    Starting with Windows 10 build 18956, changes to the text cursor indicator can now be viewed on the fly in a new preview pane when changing the size or color in the Text cursor page in Ease of Access.

    This tutorial will show you how to change the text cursor indicator size to be smaller or larger for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Settings
    • Option Two: Change Text Cursor Indicator Size using a REG file

    EXAMPLE: Text cursor indicator sizes 1 (small) to 5 (large)

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    OPTION ONE [/i] Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Settings
    1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Ease of Access icon.

    2. Click/tap on Text cursor on the left side, and adjust the Change text cursor indicator size slider to the size 1 (small) to 5 (large) you want under the Use text cursor indicator section on the right side. (see screenshot below)

    3. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.


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    OPTION TWO [/i] Change Text Cursor Indicator Size using a REG file
    *note The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Accessibility\CursorIndicator

    IndicatorType DWORD

    1 = Size 1 (small)
    2 = Size 2
    3 = Size 3
    4 = Size 4
    5 = Size 5 (large)

    1. Do step 2 (size 1), step 3 (size 2), step 4 (size 3), step 5 (size 4), or step 6 (size 5) below for the size you want.


    2. To Change Text Cursor Indicator Size to 1
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.

    Change_text_cursor_indicator_size_to_1.reg

    Download

    3. To Change Text Cursor Indicator Size to 2
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.

    Change_text_cursor_indicator_size_to_2.reg

    Download

    4. To Change Text Cursor Indicator Size to 3
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.

    Change_text_cursor_indicator_size_to_3.reg

    Download

    5. To Change Text Cursor Indicator Size to 4
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.

    Change_text_cursor_indicator_size_to_4.reg

    Download

    6. To Change Text Cursor Indicator Size to 5
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 7 below.

    Change_text_cursor_indicator_size_to_5.reg

    Download
    7. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    8. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    9. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    10. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.

    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Brink, Jul 10, 2018
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  2. Brink Win User

    changing Windows Explorer text size


    Hello Patrick, Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10 :)

    If you like, the tutorials below can helps show you how to change the text size for the following items in Windows 10.


    Another option would be to change the default system font to something that may look better to you.

    *Arrow Change Default System Font in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
     
    Brink, Oct 27, 2019
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  3. Clint Win User
    Clint, Oct 27, 2019
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  4. Brink Win User

    Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10

    Change Icons Text Size in Windows 10  


    Hello @Mooly, Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10 :)

    You can still manually change all of those using the .reg files from the tutorials below except for "palette titles" in Windows 10 Creators Update. "Palette titles" are no longer available.


     
    Brink, Oct 27, 2019
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    Brink, Oct 27, 2019
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  6. Ryan Pag Win User
    Size of TEXT on the Desktops. NOT size of icons) but size of TEXT TEXT TEXT

    Hi,

    Please follow below steps to change the size of text:

    • In the search bar, look for Display settings, then click it.
    • A pop up will appear showing the Display settings.
    • Click on the scale to change the size of text, apps and other items.
    Keep us informed to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Ryan Pag, Oct 27, 2019
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