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WildaBeast
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The background for how this problem started might seem a bit rambling, but bear with me, at least some of it is relevant. [Smile]

Last week I was on my work computer, typing something, and paused to think for a few seconds. Except I happened to pause while holding down the shift key, and accidentally turned on the "filter keys" feature. Not knowing how to turn this feature back off from the top of my head, I went to the accessability wizard. The first step in the accessability wizard is the option is to make the text bigger. I apparently accedentally selected the "use bigger fonts" option somehow, everything got bigger (ie. text in the title bars or windows, taskbar, under icons). I thought I could just change it back by going back to the accessability wizard, but when I did that and selected "use normal sized fonts", it made everythig smaller than normal. Now the text in the title bars, taskbar, and even things like the battery gauge and the minimize/maximize/close buttons are all tiny now. How the heck do I get everything back to normal size?

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glisp42
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Try holding the Ctrl key down while scrolling with the mouse wheel

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WildaBeast
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quote:
Originally posted by glisp42:
Try holding the Ctrl key down while scrolling with the mouse wheel

That just changes the font size in the web browser, which was never affected by this problem in the first place.

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WildaBeast
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Never mind; it's fixed now.

I went to Display Properties -> Appearance, and even though Font Size was already set to Normal, I selected Normal again and clicked Apply and everything went back to normal. Wierd.

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