How to quickly change the size of the text font (a tip)
Thread poster: Nikita Kobrin

Nikita Kobrin  Identity Verified
Lithuania
Local time: 23:23
Member (2010)
English to Russian
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Apr 14, 2004

Hi folks,

I would like to share one quite useful trick for MS Windows users [I've just learnt it after my 5 years of working with computericon_smile.gif]:

If you want to quickly increase or decrease the size of the text font you can do it by simultaneous pressing the 'Control' button and rotating a scroll wheel of your mouth (or keyboard). This trick works in almost all windows including web-pages in your browser.

Regards,
Nikita Kobrin
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P.S. I've read about it in The Tool Kit - a biweekly newsletter for translators.


 

Atenea Acevedo (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:23
English to Spanish
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Thanks! Apr 15, 2004

Thanks, Nikita, this is just one of the many tricks I'm sure I don't know about. And thanks for the link too!

Cheers,
Atenea


 
Yes! Apr 15, 2004

Thanks, this is quite useful. And the link seems good, too.

 

David Jessop  Identity Verified
Spain
Member
Spanish to English
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Thanks! Jul 2, 2004

Thanks! That is really helpful.

Saludos de Bolivia.

David


 

Maurice Thibaux  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:23
English to French
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It only seems to change the viewing size not the font size Jul 9, 2004

This is neat but it only changes the display size not the actual font size - like, if you have 10 points, it is still 10 points. It did not work in Outlook though. But thanks for the trick; it's great.

 


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