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Tool bar font size

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Jun 30, 2013 2:15 AM

Is there an easy way to enlarge the font size in the toolbars at the top of all apps, and top of the home screen?  IE: App Name, File, Edit, View etc.

iMac (27-inch, Late 2012)
  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,300 points)
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    Jun 30, 2013 5:24 AM (in response to eyepatch66)

    Nope. Only by reducing the screen resolution.

  • Allan Jones Level 7 Level 7 (29,555 points)
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    Jun 30, 2013 6:47 AM (in response to eyepatch66)

    My 27-inch iMac made things too small for my old eyes and I changed the screen resolution from the default of 2560x1440 to 1920x1080. The menubar is now 0.30" wide and easy to read, as are most text in programs. I still have plenty of screen real estate and the change in res did not affect the sharpness of text or images.

     

    There is an option in System Preferences >Displays to show a screen res icon in the menubar that looks like this in use:

     

    Screen shot 2013-06-30 at 6.46.38 AM.png

    If you use that option you can quickly change res later if something needs a larger res.

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