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How to increase font size in LibreOffice 6.4 Menu

asked 2020-09-20 20:49:12 +0200

kasloman gravatar image

updated 2020-09-27 02:46:53 +0200

I just installed LO 6.4 on a Dell LatitudeE6510 laptop. If I open LibreOffice the menu size is so small I can barely read it. The normal Firefox ctrl + to increase font size does not work either.

There is nothing in the 'Help drop down that does anything else but increase Icon size (that I can find).

How to fix???



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The normal Firefox ctrl + to inrease font size does not work either.

This doesn't increase font size of Firefox menus as well but the font size of web content. The font size of menus (and other default user interface elements) is a matter of the window manager. The method to change the appearance of window elements depends on your operating system and the window manager being used. You don't mention any of these, so no details could be given.

If you are on Windows (Start -> Settings -> Ease Of Access -> Display allows to change the font size for Windows UI elements:

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Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2020-09-20 22:43:33 +0200 )edit

@kasloman, Please, edit the title of your question to add "menu" after "6.4". Thanks.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-09-20 23:38:42 +0200 )edit

Sorry, I use Ubuntu 18.04.6. Still haven't figured this out!!!!

kasloman gravatar imagekasloman ( 2020-09-25 01:48:09 +0200 )edit

Sorry, I use Ubuntu 18.04.6. Still haven't figured this out!!!!

And can't figure out for you, since you didn't mention the window/desktop manager, which deals with that. Do you use GNOME, KDE, MATE, Cinnamon, Xfce, LXQt,... which all have their specific way to change font size of UI elements? To be clear: This can't be changed in LibreOffice.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2020-09-25 13:19:27 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-09-20 21:49:55 +0200

Zizi64 gravatar image

Try to increase the view ratio in the operating system.

Scaling and layout

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I use Ubuntu 18.04.6 with MATE desktop

Try to increase the view ratio in the operating system. How do you do this???

Here is system, graphics and motherboard info.

Sat 26 Sep 2020 05:35:51 PM PDT 

rick@rick-MS-7C02:~$ inxi -S
System:    Host: rick-MS-7C02 Kernel: 5.4.0-48-generic x86_64 bits: 64
         Desktop: MATE 1.20.1  Distro: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS

rick@rick-MS-7C02:~$ inxi -G
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Picasso
         Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.8 )
         drivers: ati,amdgpu (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
         Resolution: 1680x1050@59.88hz
         OpenGL: renderer: AMD RAVEN (DRM 3.35.0, 5.4.0-48-generic, LLVM 10.0.0)
         version: 4.6 Mesa 20.0.8

rick@rick-MS-7C02:~$ inxi -M
Machine:   Device: desktop System: Micro-Star product: MS-7C02 v: 1.0 serial: N/A
         Mobo: Micro-Star model: B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) v: 1.0 serial: N/A
         UEFI [Legacy ...
kasloman gravatar imagekasloman ( 2020-09-27 02:51:02 +0200 )edit

I don't know what created the above mess. It looked good when I wrote it!!!!

kasloman gravatar imagekasloman ( 2020-09-27 02:54:03 +0200 )edit

Just edited your comment to add <pre> code.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-09-27 15:50:57 +0200 )edit
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