[Solved] Screen Opening - Fonts very small

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[Solved] Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby newbie6 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:27 am

For some reason I may have changed some settings that now gives me very small fonts on the opening screen (Select type of document).

I reinstalled OO and get the same results.

Some help appreciated for my old eyes..
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:36 am

/View /Zoom, try 100% to start with.
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby newbie6 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:52 am

Thanks I’ll give it a try when I get home later.
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:07 am

In Mac Preferences /Options (Other PCs /Tools /Options) on /OpenOffice /View screen, one can alter scaling to 130% and Icon sizes to Large. These may help increase legibility of the OO menus and toolbars, but not of document text (which should be adjusted by /View /Zoom).
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby newbie6 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:02 pm

BINGO, THANKS THAT WORKED. I guess 130% is something I have to get used to. Larger would be nice.

If I can find the plist for OO, it can be deleted and returned to DEFAULT as originally installed.

Any ideas on that?
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby robleyd » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:39 pm

What is "plist"?
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:43 pm

To reset to standard it will probably be sufficient to reset Scaling to 100% and Icon size and style to Automatic.
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Re: Screen Opening - Fonts very small

Postby newbie6 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:20 am

Thanks everyone for your replies.

Plist ? It's a MAC thing, probably not found on windows......PROPERTIES LIST

It looks like this :
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>natTypeCache</key>
<dict>
<key>IPv4.Router=192.168.1.1;IPv4.RouterHardwareAddress=00:xx:xx:xx:xx:0c</key>
<dict>
<key>natFlags</key>
<integer>6336</integer>
<key>natFlagsLastUpdated</key>
<date>2016-09-12T15:15:19Z</date>
</dict>
</dict>
</dict>
</plist>
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