Windows 10: Increasing font size in applications?

Discus and support Increasing font size in applications? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello all- My first post here, so please be gentle *Wink As I age, the default font in most Windows applications seems to get smaller (funny how that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Scrondar, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. Scrondar Win User

    Increasing font size in applications?


    Hello all-
    My first post here, so please be gentle *Wink

    As I age, the default font in most Windows applications seems to get smaller (funny how that happens). While I work in Word 2019 primarily, I suspect what I want to change may well be controlled through the OS. So, is there a setting (registry or otherwise) that would allow me to increase the font size on the Ribbon tabs in Office? I know you can change font settings within Control Panel for Windows in general, but none of these seem to apply to applications. Any help is most appreciated.
    Running Windows 10, Build 19042.630

    Mods: this post probably should have gone into Customization; feel free to move it if you deem it proper.

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    Well, I think I found my answer on the MS Office support site:

    "What you can't customize: You can't reduce the size of your ribbon, or the size of the text or the icons on the ribbon. The only way to do this is to change your display resolution, which would change the size of everything on your page. You can't change the color of the ribbon, or its icons, but you can change the color scheme that Office uses throughout."

    So, that's that, but I still wonder if perhaps there isn't a registry hack out there somewhere. If anyone know of such, please pass it along. Thanks.

    :)
     
    Scrondar, Nov 27, 2020
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  2. how to increase font size

    How does one increase the font size as a default across applications. Thanks.
     
    GerardButler, Nov 27, 2020
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  3. increase text size

    Hello,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.



    Follow the steps to change the font size:

    • Click on "Windows logo" and select "Settings".
    • Select "System".
    • You can change the font size here.

    Follow the steps to go to Control Panel:

    • Type "Control Panel" in the search bar.
    • Select "Control Panel" from suggestions.



    I hope this helps you. If you have any further query in future, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you.



    Thank you.
     
    Amit(Kumar), Nov 27, 2020
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  4. kqvo93 Win User

    Increasing font size in applications?

    Cannot change Windows 10 font size with text size increase


    Hi, I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I'm having some great difficulty in upsizing the default font size. I've tried changing the font size, but I'm only afforded the option to increase it to 24 (which the current font size is not). Apart from changing a file in regedit to change the default font which I learned from this link; http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/ch...ont-windows-10 , I don't know what might be the culprit behind this problem. I have tried upsizing to 125%-150% but some applications look blurry as a result. I would prefer to increase the font size and nothing else. Any suggestions?


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    kqvo93, Nov 27, 2020
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