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Outlook 2013 - HUGE typeface

Posted on 2016-09-27
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When composing an email I am somehow defaulting to very large typeface. It is perhaps 40 points or so. It is naturally very difficult to use. The email when received is fine however. How can I fix this?
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Question by:Need-a-Clue
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by:Adam Brown
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You can change the defaults in File>Options>Mail>Stationary and Fonts
From there you can change the default font settings for new messages, replies, and other types of mail.
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by:Need-a-Clue
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I had already tried that with no success. Upon going there I saw normal settings. I had Arial 14 point for new emails. I did change it to comic sans 12 point. Still get the huge typeface when composing emails. l of course rebooted the pc. I did that three times. No luck.
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Jackie Man earned 500 total points
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Have you set a high zoom percentage for composing new email?

Zoom on composing email
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by:Need-a-Clue
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WOW! Thanks VERY much! That was exactly the problem. I did not even know that the magnification was even a feature. I guess that is why I didn't think to check it. I really appreciate the time you took to help me out! You are a GREAT EXPERT!
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by:Jackie Man
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Glad to know you have solved the problem.

Cheers!
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