Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



401 posts

Ultimate Geek


Topic # 113711 25-Jan-2013 13:36 Send private message

Somehow I've managed to make my browser text bold. It's the same in FF and IE:



I want it back like it is on my other PCs:



Any idea what I've done?

Create new topic
2391 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 292
Inactive user


  Reply # 750706 25-Jan-2013 13:39 Send private message

Try holding the <ctrl> key and rolling the mouse wheel.



401 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 750710 25-Jan-2013 13:49 Send private message

Klipspringer: Try holding the <ctrl> key and rolling the mouse wheel.


It's not that. The text is bold, not zoomed. And it's only on some sites too - this forum text is normal.

BDFL
49531 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4377

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 750714 25-Jan-2013 13:53 Send private message

Have you updated system fonts?






401 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 750717 25-Jan-2013 13:58 Send private message

freitasm: Have you updated system fonts?


Not intentionally. I recently installed CS6, could that have done it?



BDFL
49531 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4377

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 750718 25-Jan-2013 14:00 Send private message

Yep, if it installed fonts...







401 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 750724 25-Jan-2013 14:05 Send private message

freitasm: Yep, if it installed fonts...



What package do I need to install to revert them? I've already tried one, and it didn't make any difference.

BDFL
49531 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4377

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 750725 25-Jan-2013 14:07 Send private message

I have no idea - not my strong area. Get a VM and install CS6 there and see if it affects that as well. Uninstall and see if it reverts.





3792 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 150

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 750730 25-Jan-2013 14:10 Send private message

That text on Google is Arial so installing extra fonts shouldn't have affected it, unless you actually replaced Arial with something else.



401 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 750779 25-Jan-2013 14:38 Send private message

Behodar: That text on Google is Arial so installing extra fonts shouldn't have affected it, unless you actually replaced Arial with something else.


I took the Arial from my other PC and 'installed' it, overwriting the existing one. Now browsers appear to be normal. Hopefully this won't mess up whatever changed it in the first place.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by Geektastic on 3-Sep-2014 11:47 (144 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Does NZ need better gun laws?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by heylinb4nz on 3-Sep-2014 11:49 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


What tyre brand/model to look at ?
Created by Mark, last reply by Oblivian on 2-Sep-2014 21:36 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Judith Collins: I am resigning
Created by Presso, last reply by gzt on 2-Sep-2014 11:42 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


VideoEZY OnDemand
Created by Andib, last reply by sen8or on 3-Sep-2014 07:45 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Cirque du Soleil Cellphone Hijack
Created by myopinion, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Sep-2014 18:01 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by shk292 on 1-Sep-2014 11:32 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 30-Aug-2014 17:54 (562 replies)
Pages... 36 37 38



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.