SSDR for visually impaired

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Is there any way to change the SSDR font to make it bigger?

I'm blind in one eye and had recent surgery on the other eye. Now my good eye had problems this morning requiring an unexpected visit to the retina specialist

It would be nice if I could change the font a little to make it easier to see. If no such option exists then that might be a good idea for future releases
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Since you're now on Win10, try the built-in tools that Win10 offers:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/11542/windows-use-magnifier-to-make-things-easier-to-see

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Thanks I'll give that a try.  I guess there's no setting within SSDR to allow a choice of font size. Too bad. Perhaps in a future release
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There is no fonts settings in SSDR, but as I said you can change resolution, also you can try to play with SSDR Compatibility settings, but not sure if that will help.
Right click on SSDR-Property-Compatibility - try few options there and see what do you like. You have to restart SSDR to see an effect of these changes.

What Windows version do you use and what Monitor resolution you use?
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Win 10 1920 x 1080
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Using the Win10 settings, if you go to the magnifier setting you can change the magnifier step stetting:

There is an option to "Change Zoom Increments."  Set it for 25% and then it will go from 100% to 125% then 150%, etc. I agree that going from 100% to 200% is too much. 

You can also set it to be just a "lens" (think like a magnifying glass).  Under the option "Change Magnifier View" to "Lens" and you can adjust the size using the sliders right below that option and it will only magnify the area where your mouse is pointing 
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That sounds like it should work.

Thanks for the info