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    Question Can I change menu font size?
    I am running OS X Ver 10.6.4. My problem is that some fonts are way too small to comfortably read. For example, when using iWorks Numbers, the column & row numbers are very small. In Mail, if I start a new email, I cannot read anything less than 12 points. Since I am a recent convert from PCs, I was accustomed to be able to change these fonts through the display preferences. I've tried changing the resolution, but nothing really seems to help. Is there anywhere I can go to change this?

    BTW, this is what is says under About this Mac - Displays:
    ATI Radeon HD 4670:
    Chipset Model: ATI Radeon HD 4670
    Type: GPU
    Bus: PCIe
    PCIe Lane Width: x16
    VRAM (Total): 256 MB
    Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
    Device ID: 0x9488
    Revision ID: 0x0000
    ROM Revision: 113-B8030C-253
    EFI Driver Version: 01.00.367
    Displays:
    iMac:
    Resolution: 1920 x 1080
    Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Built-In: Yes
    Display Connector:
    Status: No Display Connected

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    You can't change the menubar or menu's fontsizes but virtually every application will have settings in their preferences for fonts. ie: Mail (menu) > Preferences > Fonts & Colors will allow you to customize the mail interface font sizes.
    And in the finder go to View (menu) > view options and you can change the font size for folders and such.
    Computers don't make mistakes, they do what they do on purpose
    ~ Dale Gribble

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    I think it's more a question of the visibility of the font, rather than just the font size. I think I should be able to read a size 12 font without straining. I can change the font size, but if I'm sending an email, I don't want to have to type it 24 font in order to see it, and then send it with this large font.

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