1.    16 Jan 2017 #1
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    How do I fix burry fonts or very small fonts


    When I connect to an external monitor (LG 34 inch Ultra via HDMI), my laptop folder fonts (only when attaching a file to email, uploading files etc.) are VERY small. To get them the right size, I have to make the laptop the main monitor and that makes the external monitors font blurry AND pointer etc. unusable big...


    My settings:


    extended desktop
    laptop = 3840x2160 (this is the recommended setting)


    External = 2560x1080 (recommended)


    Any ideas on how to fix?


    Link to screenshot Dropbox - Untitled.png
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  2.    16 Jan 2017 #2
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    Have you tried changing the scaling under Settings - Display?
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  3.    17 Jan 2017 #3
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    I have. it makes all fonts/icons etc. larger yet the file folders and desktop icons stay tiny and illegible.
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  4.    17 Jan 2017 #4
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    For the files that would be when you right click it will give you the option to go size and pick large or something else. Other than that I am not sure what else to say to do.
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  5.    17 Jan 2017 #5
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    That does make the icons bigger but unfortunately, the font is still very, very small and doesn't change. Interestingly, when I connect 2 monitors, I don't have the problem. It's only when I use the laptop monitor and connect 1 external (LG ultra).
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  6.    17 Jan 2017 #6
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    Maybe you can adjust them here?

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  7.    17 Jan 2017 #7
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    Just tried, not working. I appreciate all the responses.
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  8.    17 Jan 2017 #8
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    Worked for me with just one monitor (laptop) I will have to try it with an external. Dont know. Like you, fonts have always been a pain for me also.
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  9.    17 Jan 2017 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by billysurf View Post
    It's only when I use the laptop monitor and connect 1 external (LG ultra).

    Looks like an LG ultra-specific problem. Any LG monitor management app available on their website?
    Last edited by Win10Pro; 17 Jan 2017 at 15:39.
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