Hi Carl, Monday, June 9, 2003, 7:11:52 AM, you wrote: C> I'm not sure which address is correct for pcductape for computer C> problems so I am trying them all. I understand that if one throws C> mud at a wall for enough times eventually some of it will stick. C> :-) I got this through the FREELISTS address. C> My problems is my new computer running Windows xp home has the C> smallest text size and it's difficult for an older person (like me) C> to read. I did config Internet Explorer 6 to use the largest text C> size and it is still small. I went to Control Panel, Display and C> selected a theme with the largest text size and now my top menu bar C> and my scroll bars do have large text but the programs are still C> smallest text size. For example, Quicken has the smallest text as C> well as the address book in Outlook Express. Go to Display -> Settings, and change the screen resolution to suit you, if necessary. Then, go to Display -> Appearance and change the font size to suit. You may have to restart in order for all applications to correctly show the new size. Once you get it mostly ok, but still want to do some tweaking, click on the Advanced button, and adjust the font in specific places that it's needed. Note that may web pages hard-code the font sizes, which makes them basically user-unfriendly. Check the IE options to see what it says about overriding the fonts on the page. Also look at the accessibility stuff. If you run across such site, write to them and complain. Remind them that the percentage of older people is increasing, and older people with computers tend to have more money than younger people with computers. And, just in case they're inclined to blow you off, remind them that most people won't even bother to write; they'll just go elsewhere without saying anything. --Scott. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.