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Bigger font size for usernames

Gainesville, Florida
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Bigger font size for usernames

I am struggling to read member usernames under their avatars because of their font size. Reading everything else is not a problem though. I assume many other posters could benefit from a size 12 font.

Vancouver, Canada
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1. Re: Bigger font size for usernames

On my Mac, I use the "Command+" and the "Command-" to make the font larger or smaller. I don't know what it is on a PC.

One thing I notice is that if I have magnified the font, the page sometimes displays oddly, the left-to-right look goes askew. The text at the right side tries to squeeze in. This is because I'm in large font. If I use the minus sign again, the page display takes its proper order. Only interferes once in a while though.

On my iPad, I press my fingers wider to get larger font and then after pinch the screen back in.

Wales, United...
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I've increased my display to compensate for my declining eyesight, but I think that the screen names are a little smaller than the normal font used to display the text of reviews and forum posts. I think that's the issue here.

Gainesville, Florida
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The issue is obviously usernames being a smaller font. I have no problem reading the location names or posts.

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I think the problem may be that if TA used a larger font that some user names would not fit on the one line

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The location font looks to be the same size as the screen name to me. The G in Gainesville looks identical to the G in GoingToManyPlaces, apart from the colour.

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The location and user name are both shown as being 10.998px whereas the text in the post is 14.004px

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7. Re: Bigger font size for usernames

Thanks for the technical details. That proves that yes, there is a difference and it's not my eyes getting even worse!

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