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AnninGlos Report 23 Jan 2012 17:37

I know how to enlarge the font, this is not about that but I have a strange phenomenon on my GR. If I go into GR via my short cut on my menu bar the font is the size I want it to be (i.e. large enough to read comfortable). If I go to GR via an e mail alert, the font is very small.

Now why is there a difference? :-D


InspectorGreenPen Report 23 Jan 2012 17:48

I'm not 100% sure but I think it because your browser links font sizes to web locations.

So when you go to GR via an e mail alert, you browser does not recognize it as the same location as the one you have in your short cut.

If you re-size it then next time you go in via that route it should remember your setting.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jan 2012 17:48

I don't know Ann but it happens to me too, also happens sometimes if I have certain sites open and then come here. :-)


AnninGlos Report 23 Jan 2012 21:13

Thanks both. I have tried to organise it via my browser font size setting IGP but it is still the same.


CupCakes Report 25 Jan 2012 15:36

Now that is something I can explain - will try to keep the explanation simple - most email clients have a default font setting as do websites.

The easiest way to change it, especially email is to look to the right botton corner of your page and you should see a 100% with a zoom button. Click on the 100% and with the drop down menu you can increase or decrease the size of any text you are reading on the page you are reading only. It leaves any other page you may have open at the 100% font size

I have just tested Google mail, BBC news, Facebook and GR which I have open.
Now I've go thte 4 pages all with different Font sizes - Have to put them back.

Most of the new Beta websites/mail clients have and easy optional choice so you can set them one by one.

There are tech ways of doing it - just thought I'd keep it simple
Hope that helps :-D :-D

PS - Forgot to mention my Browser is Explorer


AnninGlos Report 26 Jan 2012 11:14

Ah but my browser is Firefox Susanne and I don't seem to have that 100% anywhere......... Unless someone can tell me different :-)