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#1 hiswork



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Posted 19 June 2016 - 10:01 PM

There is a option to choose a text size in Accordance.


And the text sizes are predefined and I need to choose one of them.


But sometimes the best text size I want is between the predefined size.


Smaller one is too small to read and larger one is wasting my macbook's screen.


I hope I can set text size as I want, for example by entering text size or adjusting slider.


#2 Julia Falling

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Posted 20 June 2016 - 01:38 PM

Have you considered choosing a different font?  I have found that some fonts are very easy to read in 16 point but that others need something larger.  Some require more leading.  Here's a screen shot of my "Font Sampler."  In every zone, the size and leading are the same.  Some have more "built-in" leading.


Attached File  Screen Shot 2016-06-20 at 2.29.50 PM.jpg   242.87KB   1 downloads


I have found that a broader font that is proportionally short for its width is the easiest for me to read.  Remember that you need a font that has a 'readable' italic (not too slanted) and a nice boldface (I prefer one that is not too in-your-face).


Here is a zipped file of the workspace.  You can change fonts so you can see them side-by-side and determine which you like best.


Attached File  Font Sampler.accord.zip   2.72KB   1 downloads

Edited by Julie Falling, 22 June 2016 - 03:24 PM.

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