How to Increase Font Size in Microsoft Outlook?
The e-mail messages in Microsoft Outlook appear with small fonts when you use the option Windows XP High Contrast Accessibility. This occurs because the Windows XP High Contrast Accessibility Option is not able to modify the font size of the text that appears in dialog or text boxes by default. The user interface element varies from one program to another which are resized by High Contrast setting. So, you need to adjust the font size in Microsoft Outlook so that you don’t have difficulty in reading. There are several ways to increase or decrease the e-mail font size in Microsoft Outlook which are discussed underneath. Sometimes, even if you change the font size, the size is not changed when you open the window. This is because of the changes that were done. When you change settings you need to set them as default so that the next time when you open they appear to be large.
Following are the ways to increase the e-mail fonts in Microsoft Outlook and points to keep in mind while doing so:
- Method to Increase Font Size
- Alternative Method
- Points to keep in Mind
Method to Increase Font Size
To read an e-mail with larger fonts, you need to change or increase the fonts in Microsoft Outlook. You need to hold the 'Ctrl' key, then scroll down and open the message and click on "Other action" options. Then select the "Zoom" option from the menu and choose the desired zoom level and click the "Ok" button.
There is an alternative method to increase the e-mail fonts in Microsoft Outlook. For this, you need to go to the 'Tools' menu and then select 'Options' and then click the 'Mail Format' option. There, you need to click on 'Stationary and fonts' option, and then look for the display font. Hence, the text size of mails can be increased.
Points to Keep in Mind
When you increase the font size of your messages in Microsoft Outlook it will help you to view the text that you are typing and also help the user to read the message after receiving the mail. You should use the 'Change Font' option to increase the font size which will permanently change the font size of all your messages in the mail.
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