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Old 02-26-2005, 10:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New computer screen question on font size?

I just got a new 20.1" lcd monitor. The picture quality is just excellent. My big problem is that when I have it in the native 1600 x 1200 the font is very small. I have gone to the display setting and marked it to 120dpi and this helps but when I go to some sites it just doesn't make it any bigger and the font is very small to read. Even if I adjust the view to largest there is no change. Is there anything else to adjust that I am missing?

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Old 02-26-2005, 11:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hold down CTRL and then roll your scroll wheel. This will change the size of the font.

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Old 02-26-2005, 11:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have tried that but it doesn't work in all of the screen I go to. Like on the page I am typing on right now many of the things will get larger but this typing area stays very small. When I am in anandtech nothing will change. This happens in other place too.
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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change the resolution to 1200 or 1000 or something.
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have but it doesn't look as crisp and clear.
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hmm not sure the ctrnl scroll thing shud help? try holding alt and scrollnig...

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