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Old Feb 14, 2003, 03:06 PM   #1
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Question Can I make the fonts bigger on 17" imac?

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I was wondering if you can adjust the font size on the 17" imac? My great aunt is 97 and has macular degeneration but would love to be online and surf the web, write emails etc.

Thanks,
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Re: Can I make the fonts bigger on 17" imac?

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Hi,

I was wondering if you can adjust the font size on the 17" imac? My great aunt is 97 and has macular degeneration but would love to be online and surf the web, write emails etc.

Thanks,
Darby
Your other choice is to change the resolution that is being used for the display. And this way you don't have to worry if a program has the ability to change fonts and such.
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Old Feb 14, 2003, 06:09 PM   #3
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Zoooooom!

Try Zoom mode. It's not a total solution, but it will make things larger on demand. System Preferences -> Universal Access.
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Yes use universal access its perfect for her, it can make a letter the size of the page.
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If she uses OmniWeb, Safari, or maybe IE (not sure on that one), the font size is very easy to increase. The Finder icons are VERY easy to see at 128x128, with size 16 font.
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Old Feb 14, 2003, 09:26 PM   #6
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Smile Thanks all!

Hi,

Bear:
Thank-you for the reply. I appreciate you taking the time to answer my question(and my other question today!).

pmcaleer,Macmaniac, and GeeYouEye:
Thank-you for the replies. I appreciate you taking the time to answer my novice questions.

Thanks again,
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