[xubuntu-users] thunderbird fonts

Norman Silverstone norman at littletank.org
Tue Jun 5 13:34:06 UTC 2012


On 05/06/12 12:59, Jose Diaz Bardales wrote:
> On 06/05/2012 02:11 AM, Norman Silverstone wrote:
>> On 04/06/12 21:57, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>> On 06/04/2012 03:16 PM, Norman Silverstone wrote:
>>>> I would like to be able to change the size of the font used when I am
>>>> composing a message but have had no success. The characters are so
>>>> small
>>>> I have great difficulty in reading them. Could someone please point me
>>>> in the right direction to solve this problem. Thank you.
>>>>
>>>> Norman
>>>>
>>>
>>> It depends on how you are writing.
>>>
>>> plain text is: edit-->preferences-->display-->formatting-->fonts
>>>
>>> html is: edit-->preferences-->compostion-->general-->html
>>>
>>> I think there are advanced options for both of them.
>>>
>>> Regards, Jim
>>
>> Jim, thanks, I was brought up to believe that emails should be in
>> plain text especially when corresponding with user groups so I
>> followed the path you gave for plain text. In fact I had already tried
>> this but every setting I made made no difference. Is it possible that,
>> although the various fonts are listed, they may not be installed?
>>
>> Norman
>>
>>
>>
> Norman!
>
> If I am understanding you correctly you are unable to change the the
> font's size and since you mentioned that you are using "plain text"
> go to edit--preferences-->display-->formating-->fonts next to the font
> size you will see a "Advance bottom" click it and this will open a new
> windows **Do not use the proportional** use instead "monospace" there
> you can change the font and size Note: once you change that font or size
> you have to close the window and reopen it to see any effects.
>
> Hope this help
>
>
>
Unfortunately this is what I have been trying but there is no change to 
the font size in the message window.

Norman





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