Hi Scott, Thanks for the suggestions. Carl ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx> To: "Ctm007" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 7:42 AM Subject: [pcductape] Re: Small print > > 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. 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.