1.    11 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Changing Font Size of Desktop Icon Label


    Good day.

    I wish to know if there is a way to change the font size/style (bold, etc.) of the icon labels ONLY on the desktop screen.

    I've tried the Control Panel method (Appearance & Personalization -> Display) that allows me to change the fonts for 'ICONS'. However, this option also changes the appearance of fonts in the directories/filenames, which is not what I want.

    E.g. Labels on the desktop with size 12 and bold. Fonts in folders: size 9 and UNbolded (default style).

    Anyone have a solution for this?
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  2.    11 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Win-10 Pro x64

    Hi vyrians,

    I found THIS thread that offers a couple of possible solutions.

    b1rd
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  3.    13 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Thread Starter

    b1rd:

    They all offer solutions that change font settings for both DESKTOP AND EXPLORER.

    I just wish to apply the font styles for icons on the desktop only.

    Anyone else know if this possible?
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  4.    13 Feb 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by vyrians View Post
    b1rd:

    They all offer solutions that change font settings for both DESKTOP AND EXPLORER.

    I just wish to apply the font styles for icons on the desktop only.

    Anyone else know if this possible?
    I don't think so; not easily, anyway.
    The issue being that the desktop is the 'mainstage' of Explorer and is, in a manner of speaking, a folder in itself.
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