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Advanced Appearance Settings - Change Text Size for Items in Windows 8

  1. #21

    Posts : 86
    windows 7 & 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello RBS,

    The GUI was removed since all of the color and font settings for items would only work if you were using the classic theme or a high basic theme. Since the basic theme is no longer available in Windows 8 and 8.1, it was deemed no longer needed.

    You can still change some items like in the tutorial on the first page.

    If you use a high contrast theme, then you can change more options like below.

    Window Color and Appearance - Change in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Thank you for the response

    I believe it is reasons like this, why Windows 8 has been so disliked. To many features were removed. If people have to look at a screen 24/7, they want to be able to customize it as much as possible. IMHO

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  2. #22

    Posts : 21,851
    64-bit Windows 10

    I agree that there should be more customization/personalization type features for everything in Windows available in a nice GUI for users to have. Hopefully, Windows 9 or another update will give more.
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  3. #23

    A have a dell 30" ultrasharp. The standard Win* ribbon typeface, control panel items and a host of other things are not adjustable, so I'm staring at a 30" monitor from 6" away to read the damned things. What are they smoking in Redmond? I want some.
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  4. #24

    Posts : 287
    Windows 8 Pro

    Have you tried: "Right click on Desktop > Personalize > Display" and change those settings?
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