1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 37
    Win10
       09 Aug 2015 #1

    Fonts etc


    I don't know about you but I am finding this messy and maddening.

    In Win.7 you could modify the font for the windows, both size and font itself. Win 10 will not all me to modify size, which is stuck on 9pt, and there is no option shown to change the font to Times from Arial.

    This means I have had to alter the scaling to 125% so that the icons on the taskbar are big enough, and the text on the windows readable. This, in turn, messes up the resolution on Skype and another program.

    Anyone know how you can get the ability to change font and font size?

    Justin
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10
       09 Aug 2015 #2
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 37
    Win10
       09 Aug 2015 #3

    Thanks, but I don't even have a panel with 'installed fonts' to drag and drop the new one into. I have only a greyed out 'install' button at the top of the list of fonts, and even the point settings are greyed, I cannot resize the font installed either. Thanks for the idea though, much appreciated.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 354
    Widows 10/Linux
       09 Aug 2015 #4

    JustinH said: View Post
    Thanks, but I don't even have a panel with 'installed fonts' to drag and drop the new one into. I have only a greyed out 'install' button at the top of the list of fonts, and even the point settings are greyed, I cannot resize the font installed either. Thanks for the idea though, much appreciated.
    This is only available if your scaling is set at 100% , I'm surmising you have it set at 125% and so isn't available.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 37
    Win10
       09 Aug 2015 #5

    Possibly, I will have a fiddle with it. Why on earth can't they make it all work right before they launch it...! Grrrrr.....
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10
       09 Aug 2015 #6

    There is a Service Release coming out tomorrow that may or may not address the font issue Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 37
    Win10
       09 Aug 2015 #7

    Thanks for that. Already cock-ups abound and the first service pack has to be issued..... Great....
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Cannot install/preview any fonts at all
Hi, there seems to be some sort of issue. I tried Google for this and found absolutely no solution. Basically, I cannot seem to install any new fonts at all. Any font I try to install or preview, I will get a message saying "Not a valid font". Now...
General Support
Deleting fonts
Is there a way to delete a font in windows 10 build 9860? I used to delete fonts in win8 and win 10( previous build) by right clicking and delete but the new build will not allow to do that.
Customization
Icon size and fonts
Need help please. Love the Win 10 preview. My problem is some of my icons are too big or too small. Half and half on the desktop. My fonts are so small I can hardly see them Also my icons are just about touching. Need to space them better.On...
General Support
Words and Fonts are not sharp.
After I did the upgrade, the font of my system are just horrible. They are not as sharp as before, the best way to describe it, is that they look like they where printed with a misaligned print head, and I can't seem to find a way to fix it. Does...
General Support
Colour Scheme & Fonts
I see that W10 continues the "Diamond White" colour scheme of the W8 series. Is it possible to change the default: Font face (without hacking the Registry)? Colour scheme of inactive windows?
Customization
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:31.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums