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How can i make all fonts bigger

Hi all, i just wondered if it was possible to make all fonts bigger with skype, i used a dpi of 120 with windows 7 however for some reason skype just stays tiny, i know i can edit the font in im's, that doesn thelp with the menu's on the left, is there a file to edit or anything to make it more readable?

Cutterschoice
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Nope.  There's no option to set font/size in Skype (other than in IM's) at this time.  Maybe in  a future version although I'm not holding my breath.  :wink:




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Thank you for the head up, that's a shame, i have the choice of having everything small, or durning of xp style and having everything fussy lol, fun times.

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Other's have expressed a need for the ability to adjust the type size in the Skype UI.  I never hold my breath waiting for changes when it comes to Skype but if you want to , you could post your request in the User Feedback forum:  [invalid URL]




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I find the lack of user interface adjustment ridiculous. I use Skype with three different PCs. I don't like the experience but everyone has Skype. 

 

On my HTPC I am 10 ft away at least with a remote that also functions as a mouse. I want it to be easy to get contacts.

 

Ideally I'd like to see faces of people I know in a coverflow view.i.e. a special 'large' ui version / skin for Skype. Alternatively I thought just give me configurable contact shortcuts so I can have desktop icons to call favourites. I know I can create skype buttons and html but its a little fiddly because you have to opena  browser and click several times/ read alerts etc.

 

Finally I thought I'll just increase the font size on the contacts list. That will work. OMG. It's 2011. Come on Skype.

 

 

Goodmeme
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Re: How can i make all fonts bigger

Tools/Options
IM & SMS
IM apperance
Change

ze_pot
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The option to be able to customize the chats, font color, the sender and receivers name color and font, background color of the chat window and such customizations, would be a great option.

 

Skype, plz think about it.

tasos_e
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I was just wondering about that skype has done something regarding to font size. It is very very small on menu!!!

does anyone know anything about that?

gazelle19
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Re: How can i make all fonts bigger

There is a menu option...

 

Tools

Options

IM & SMS (button on left)

IM Appearance (button on left)

Change Font (button on bottom)

 

Hope this helps.







jbrownfi
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Re: How can i make all fonts bigger

Please read the question before blurting out an (incorrect) answer.

I had a nice DPI adjusted Skype until I upgraded to the latest version. Now it's all super tiny, except for the fonts, which as we know can be adjusted.
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