[Solved] Setting zoom magnification permanently

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[Solved] Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by ineuw » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:55 pm

I need to set and keep the screens and legends to a larger font, due to the technical limitations of the display card. Can someone point me to the info? Thanks.
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Re: Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by Moem » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:56 pm

Which desktop environment are you using?
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Re: Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by ineuw » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:02 pm

How stupid of me to constantly forget the relevant info.I will add it to my signature. I am always using Cinnamon.
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Re: Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by Pjotr » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:05 pm

You can set the font zoom factor like this:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... ursor-size
(item 3.10, right column)
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Re: Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by ineuw » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:17 pm

Pjotr, can't tank you enough. You're my hero.
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Re: Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by Moem » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:46 pm

And if you now mark the topic as solved, you'll be golden. :wink:

(Keep in mind that not everyone sees signatures, they can be switched off. The reason is that your current signature will always show on posts both old and new, so there is no way to know whether it's up to date and appliccable to the post; for that reason, it's best to always put the pertinent information in the post.)
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Re: [Solved] Setting zoom magnification permanently

Post by ineuw » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:58 pm

Thanks for the good advice, as I just changed hardware and software recently.

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