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How can I change the text size in my Sage software

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Summary

This guide explains why the font size in your Sage software may appear too large or small and recommends the best resolution settings to use.

Description

There may be occasions where the font size in your Sage software appears small, or parts of a pop-up window go off screen.

Resolution

Before you start

Let's take a look at the best settings to use for your monitor.  Before we start, you should know that changing the screen resolution will affect all programs on your computer.  If you're not sure about which settings to use, contact your IT support.

Close your Sage software before each of the steps below. Once each step is complete, re-open your Sage software and check the appearance.

Before you change the screen resolution, you can check the table below to find the best resolution to use for the aspect ratio of your monitor.

Screen size (ratio)16 x 916 x 10 5 x 44 x 3
Resolutions1920 x 1080
1600 x 900
1366 x 768
1360 x 768
1280 x 720
1920 x 1200
1680 x 1050
1440 x 900
1280 x 800
1280 x 10241024 x 768
800 x 600
640 x 480



Change your screen resolution

To change your screen resolution in Windows 10, follow these steps.

  1. Click the below button to open your computer's Display window.

  2. In the Display resolution drop-down, select the required resolution,
  3. Click Apply.

You can now see your new resolution.  If you're happy with this, click Keep changes, otherwise click Revert.


Change the font size

You can change the font size on-screen by amending Windows settings, as there isn't a Sage setting for this.

  1. Click the below button to open your computers Display window.

  2. Change the size of text, apps and other items and choose 125%

For more information on Windows display settings, you can visit Microsoft's website.


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