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janelucas
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Teeny tiny icons and Navigation Bar

Post by janelucas » 13 Jan 2021 06:21

I am a new user with the trial Version 7. So far it looks like great software. I do have a big problem with the tiny size of the icons. I have figured out how to adjust the size of the text of the data, but the icons are so tiny that sometimes I don't even notice they are there, or I have to mouse over to read them. The other area with the same problem is the Navigation Bar on the left. For a long time I didn't even know it was there, even then it was too small and narrow to be useful.

Strangely, the icons in "The Tour" are normal size and I can read them and the Navigation Bar is also useful. They look good.

I am using a Dell laptop with Windows 10 that is about a year old and is an Inspiron 13 7000 series. I tried changing the display settings at the Windows settings area, but it changes it for all the other programs when this is the only program that has this problem.

I really, really want this to work! There must be a way and I can't be the only one with this problem. Thanks so much for your help.
Jane Lucas

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Re: Teeny tiny icons and Navigation Bar

Post by NickWalker » 13 Jan 2021 07:06

Have you looked at Tools->Preferences->Display and then the toolbar size and some of the other settings on that screen?
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janelucas
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Re: Teeny tiny icons and Navigation Bar

Post by janelucas » 14 Jan 2021 04:30

Thanks so much, Nick. Yes, I already have it set to Big, and Below Bar and that helped a bit. I have a screenshot as an example but I spent an hour and a half last night trying to reduce the file size so I could attach it here. I'll have another go at it now. Thanks again, Nick.

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