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help needed: change word font size

Q: help needed: change word font size

how can I get a larger font size than 72, which is the largest size in my drop down menu in word.

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A: help needed: change word font size

Select the text that you want to increase the font size of, then click in the
font size box (where it says 12, or 72, or whatever), type a font size number
(such as 144, or 250, or whatever), and press Enter.
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I change the default font and size and save it but the next doc reverts back to Calibri 11.
Tried everything I could think of.

What am I missing?

A:Change default font and size Word 2007

Have a look through this website. Read through it & see if there is anything that helps you. There is also reference to setting your default font for the normal.dotm file.

Change the Default Font Size in Word
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If I bump one setting, others seem to change. Like after an update too!

I need a script, to set, then set again, and again, the
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Keeping the monitor placement geometry the same would be great for me too.

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Probably to get started I could use a "settings display" script.

Help, please
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A:Can't change font size on IE 6

Do you ahve the same problem in ie7?
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A:Can't change font size.

I have just gotten this problem again and I forget how to fix it. Please help.
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A:change font size


What Operating System is it XP?

And how are you trying to change the font?
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Is this possible in Windows 7? I want to see web pages at their original resolution and change them individually if I want to.

A:Change font size without changing anything else

Have you tried this?

DPI Display Size Settings - Change
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Any ideas? This is kind of driving me crazy :P

A:Font size change not applying

Are you trying to make just the font size bigger or the windows and everything in general?

for everything in general try this..

DPI Display Size Settings - Change

Desktop -> Right Click -> Personalize -> Display -> Choose Medium or Large, then you'll be prompted to Log off, so log off and then log back on it should all be a bit bigger depending on which setting you chose.

I hope this has helped and please get back if this wasn't what you were looking for, maybe I can continue to help you if not im sure someone else can!

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A:Is it possible to change the default font size in IE8?

There's an excellent page here on Browser Font settings:

But the size issue on Internet Explorer is very limited
Another option is to hold down Ctrl on the keyboard, and use your mouse scroll wheel button, to reduce and enlarge the entire web page
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pls help.

A:font size is very small, can i change it ??

Right click on the desktop, select properties
goto appearence
hit the advanced tab

change ur font size/style
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I'm just trying to make it a little bit bigger.


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You may try this setting:
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A:How to change the font (size) in WinExplorer?

Quote: Originally Posted by pstein

Is there a way to change the font, font size and line height for the font in WinExplorer?

The font in other elements should not be changed (if possible).


Hi pstein,

I note in System Specs you have XP listed as your OS.

Here are some links that may be of use to you -

Change the font Windows XP displays in Windows Explorer

How to change Font Size in Internet Explorer - Technology & Internet
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A:Change icon font size only???

Hope this helps:

DPI Display Size Settings - Change
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A:How to change font color and size in FF using W7 ?

Hello n2gc,

For FireFox, you might want to read this tutorial from their official forum.
For Internet Explorer, I think that the second tab on this tutorial will do the trick
Good luck and keep us posted,
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A:How do I change Desktop Font Size without using DPI?

Have you tried this?
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A:How to change font size for 1 profile only?

Hi, CrazyMogal, and welcome to the forums.

First of all, are you trying to change the font size for all Windows (such as using large Fonts on the display) or are you trying to change the font size in a particular program (such as IE or Firefox)?
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A:Font Size Change (Windows XP)

Try just hitting the enter key.
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If you click on View/Toolbars, you'll see a box for menu bars that you can un-check.
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That sounds like a problem in IE 9 itself. During the beta stage and shortly after 9 was released I found myself downloading and reinstalling IE 9 to see any problems corrected.

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A:Change Windows Clock's font size

Welcome to the forum!

I don't think changing the font will allow that. That is a setting and I cant make it to show the name of the day either.
Ubuntu does show it.
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Here you can see the problem.
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this will not stay either? any ideas -
The Administrator IE Font Default size is medium already - but
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A:Change IE Font Size - can't change


Originally Posted by lisalam

IE 6.0
I have a user on an imaged pc - who wants her fonts larger in IE
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also when changing font size via "View/Text Size/Medium"
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The Administrator IE Font Default size is medium already - but
does not carry over to the "user"

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Try this and post back with results.
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You could try sfc & dism & sfc again.

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(Click to enlarge.)