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increasing font size on start menu tiles

  1. #11

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    windows 8 64 bit

    Yea, I had the same result as Edwin... everything else seemed to change, but nothing changed on the start screen tile fonts. I did try a restart after making the change, just to make sure.

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  2. #12

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    DPI Scaling doesn't apply to the Start Screen on my machine:
    (Had a heck of a time gettin that back from 500%! )
    Hi, Edwin. The warning box states it's for Desktop only.

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  3. #13

    Hi, Harleynut.

    Not sure if you were looking for the same option, but, when Windows 8 was first released, I wanted the Start menu Icons at their smallest size. Problem was that there was no text at that size. I have tried everything. My computer(s) are not of the very latest or best, but I even designed my own icons with the help of a couple of small and free programs on the web. No joy! In my case, The txt was so poor it was unreadable.
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  4. #14

    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    I run all my systems including 8.1 in 150% DPI. Never had a problem. Just type DPI into the start screen and go from there.
    I would think you would know the system better, whs. How would typing DPS into Charms search result in anything usable to help?

    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Harrylowt View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    I run all my systems including 8.1 in 150% DPI. Never had a problem. Just type DPI into the start screen and go from there.
    DPI Scaling Size - Change for Displays in Windows 8.1

    cheers, Harry
    A tutorial is always nice to have but really not required for a 2 click operation, LOL.
    Tutorials are an absolutely required and often a necessary tool for helping others no matter how many steps there are. I feel Brink’s tutorials are the foundation of this forum to do so.

    LOL! His DPI tute had 59,920 views. I noticed the other day your YouTube tutes had 40. I suggest you update those tutes from 8 Preview. I think that'll help to get more exposure.
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