* Allow font size changes in ALL windows

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Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by fhtess65 » 06 Apr 2021 14:27

I noticed while working in the Source Templates window that the font is very small. I checked with the brain trust on the General Usage board and learned that there really is no way to change it. I would love to see the ability to change font sizes in all windows throughout FH, especially the Source Template one! Squinting at the tiny type to make sure I have the template set up properly is no fun.

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Re: Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by alexstorm » 12 Jul 2021 19:11

Tess,
You can also control your monitor resolution to make everything larger. That might be your best solution. It is fairly easy to do, even temporarily while you use the FH software. The problem with making various font sizes is that everything on the form can break and you have to redesign every form to make changes so the page is still useful. I would guess it could be perhaps 2 weeks work to offer this feature and there would probably still be problems that need fixing for months.

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Post by fhtess65 » 13 Jul 2021 14:31

alexstorm wrote:
12 Jul 2021 19:11
Tess,
You can also control your monitor resolution to make everything larger. That might be your best solution. It is fairly easy to do, even temporarily while you use the FH software. The problem with making various font sizes is that everything on the form can break and you have to redesign every form to make changes so the page is still useful. I would guess it could be perhaps 2 weeks work to offer this feature and there would probably still be problems that need fixing for months.
Alex,

Thanks for the input. I use many programs at the same time as FH - no way I can muck with the resolution as I use a laptop. As font size can be changed on other pages, I hadn't known it would be so difficult for the source creation one.

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Post by tatewise » 13 Jul 2021 16:36

Teresa, have you contacted CP via http://www.calico-pie.com/osticket/open.php to get their reaction?
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Post by fhtess65 » 14 Jul 2021 15:59

tatewise wrote:
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Teresa, have you contacted CP via http://www.calico-pie.com/osticket/open.php to get their reaction?
Not yet. I'd left it in Wish List to see what happened, but will open a ticket as well.
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Re: Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by alexstorm » 20 Jul 2021 01:34

Another option for notebook users is to attach a second monitor to your notebook external monitor plug. This depends on your notebook type. The second monitor can easily be downscaled to a lower pixel resolution which makes a much larger font. Then just drag FH to the second monitor when you need to read some small print. Your other programs will look normal on your notebook screen. Hope that helps.

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Re: Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by fhtess65 » 20 Jul 2021 14:42

I have this in my office set-up, but spend a lot of time working with my laptop downstairs or outside (in the summer).

Thanks, though :)

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alexstorm wrote:
20 Jul 2021 01:34
Another option for notebook users is to attach a second monitor to your notebook external monitor plug. This depends on your notebook type. The second monitor can easily be downscaled to a lower pixel resolution which makes a much larger font. Then just drag FH to the second monitor when you need to read some small print. Your other programs will look normal on your notebook screen. Hope that helps.
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Re: Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by tatewise » 23 Jul 2021 11:11

I have added Wish List Ref 580 Custom Font Settings for all Dialogues and Windows that you can now Vote for.
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Re: Allow font size changes in ALL windows

Post by fhtess65 » 26 Jul 2021 14:51

tatewise wrote:
23 Jul 2021 11:11
I have added Wish List Ref 580 Custom Font Settings for all Dialogues and Windows that you can now Vote for.
Brilliant! Thanks, Mike :)
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