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Old Nov 27, 2012, 04:57 AM   #1
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Mac Mail app - can you view bigger?

I'm using a retina MacBook and I find the text of emails sent to me extremely hard to read. I know I can change this by changing the resolution of the entire laptop but to be honest that's a faff when I leave it running in the background and switch to it all the time.

Is there a way to make emails appear larger; can you zoom in like Safari? (The gesture doesn't work so I'm guessing not)
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:14 AM   #2
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Mail Preferences > Fonts & Colors and change.

Try that, is that what you mean?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:18 AM   #3
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Increasing the font size as directed above will make e-mail more readable.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 06:03 AM   #4
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I'm using a retina MacBook and I find the text of emails sent to me extremely hard to read. I know I can change this by changing the resolution of the entire laptop but to be honest that's a faff when I leave it running in the background and switch to it all the time.

Is there a way to make emails appear larger; can you zoom in like Safari? (The gesture doesn't work so I'm guessing not)
For some reason, pinch-to-zoom was eliminated from Mac Mail a couple of OS generations ago. I have no idea why, and it stinks.

But you can zoom, if that is what you are trying to do...hold down Command key and use "+" in upper right to zoom in, and Command "-" to zoom out.
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