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Increasing the size of fonts on the menu bar

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I have poor vision and I can not really read the small type in the program, for instance the file names on the tabs, or the options in the file-->open or the other options on the pulldown menus, options in the css editor etc. . 

 

The content in the windows is ok for instance I can read the html coding and the preview window.  I don't want to change my display settings of my computer display.

-Running the Latest version of Dreamweaver Creative Cloud.

-Windows 10 operating system.

 

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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  1. In Windows start, type Display Settings and open it.
  2. Scroll down to Scale and Layout
  3. Change the size of text, apps and other items to something more comfortable (175%).
  4. If necessary, reduce your screen resolution, too.
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Increasing the size of fonts on the menu bar

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I have poor vision and I can not really read the small type in the program, for instance the file names on the tabs, or the options in the file-->open or the other options on the pulldown menus, options in the css editor etc. . 

 

The content in the windows is ok for instance I can read the html coding and the preview window.  I don't want to change my display settings of my computer display.

-Running the Latest version of Dreamweaver Creative Cloud.

-Windows 10 operating system.

 

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Correct answer by Nancy OShea | Adobe Community Professional
  1. In Windows start, type Display Settings and open it.
  2. Scroll down to Scale and Layout
  3. Change the size of text, apps and other items to something more comfortable (175%).
  4. If necessary, reduce your screen resolution, too.
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Which version of DW?

Which operating system?

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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Latest version of Dreamweaver Creative Cloud.

Windows 10 operating system.

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I don't have Dream Weaver. I'm asking about Lightroom. Thanks.

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  1. In Windows start, type Display Settings and open it.
  2. Scroll down to Scale and Layout
  3. Change the size of text, apps and other items to something more comfortable (175%).
  4. If necessary, reduce your screen resolution, too.
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Thanks Nancy, it works fine now!  Very much appreciated 🙂  (not sure what the thumbs up emoticon is but you get it!)

-Kris

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This does not change the display type in the menu bar. How do you enlarge that part? Increasing the size as you suggest makes EVERYTHING bigger. It even blocks one's view of the work area. I just want the teensy tiny menu bar to be readable. What's the secret for that, if you please? Thx.

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@gsdcraig,

Which version of DW?

Which operating system?

 

Older versions of Adobe apps are not HI-DPI aware. 

Your operating system's display settings control how big/small elements appear on screen.

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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What is a DW?

I'm using Windows 10 -- is that an operating system?

 

Seriously don't understand Windows at all. Nothing is intuitive on here.

 

Thanks!

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You've posted this in a public Dreamweaver (DW) product forum.

Are you in the right place?

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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See how confusing this all is? I followed the link that said to post a question in the community. How do I find Lightroom's question page/site/whatever, please?

 

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Adobe Product Forums:  https://community.adobe.com/

Filter by Photography

 

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