Can I change Ableton Font Size?

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Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by alexjholland » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:20 pm

Hey

I am running my Mac into a 22" 1080p monitor and struggle to read fonts.

I know you can do a 'zoom' type function, but it makes everything bigger - and I just want my fonts bigger.

Can this be done? If not, why not?

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by Pasha » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:48 pm

alexjholland wrote:Hey

I am running my Mac into a 22" 1080p monitor and struggle to read fonts.

I know you can do a 'zoom' type function, but it makes everything bigger - and I just want my fonts bigger.

Can this be done? If not, why not?
I think fonts are fixed, hence the Zoom function. At what distance you're watching your Monitor?
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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by tlennon » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:00 pm

You know that's a good post for the Wishlist forum if it hasn't been requested already. I like having control of my fonts as well as screen size. Kontakt offers this option.
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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by shuutobi » Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:51 am

tlennon wrote:You know that's a good post for the Wishlist forum if it hasn't been requested already. I like having control of my fonts as well as screen size. Kontakt offers this option.
You an me both; non-aliased fonts would be great...

p.s. It's been requested many times unfortunately.
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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by loydb » Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:47 pm

+1 on font sizing request.

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by friend_kami » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:30 pm

if you look in /Live (version)/Resources there's a folder called "Fonts". inside that folder are a couple of .FNT files.
these softwares can read and edit those files: http://www.fileinfo.com/extension/fnt

not sure if they've got a check on filesize and whatnots though, if they haven't one would assume that you could change them.

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by sontwisted » Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:39 pm

if you go to options -preferences -zoom display you can set the default zoom higher than 100% making the text easier to read 125 or 150 should be perfect

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by UncleAge » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:30 pm

funken wrote:Thing is, it's the writing in things like Operator and Spectrum that's hardest to read.
AMEN!!! I have always thought those fonts were absolutely horrible.

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by MauricioAndrades » Sun May 12, 2013 11:59 pm

I can't get FontForge to open up any of the fonts :/ I get an error that they are corrupted or not an .fnt file or .fon file.

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Re: Can I change Ableton Font Size?

Post by Pirkka » Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:54 am

if you go to options -preferences -zoom display you can set the default zoom higher than 100% making the text easier to read 125 or 150 should be perfect
this helped me out, thanks1!! :D

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