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Old 02-23-2010, 03:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got the Tour and love it, except for the fact that I find the type very hard to read. I've tried making the font "extra bold" to darken it up, but that still hasn't helped. i tried bumping up the font size as well, but that didnt help. Any other things I can try? its really starting to hurt my eyes reading emails on this thing!
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ouch. another person in my office said the same thing, and if i tell them that response, i'll get fired! haha

any other suggestions? i couldn't find contrast or anything, only picking a different font and the extra bold thing.
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Larger font... that's it.

Hey, I had to get the ol' reading glasses this past year. Join the crowd, don't fight it, they'll just get worse.
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The problem isn't so much with the font size, its more with how its not dark enough or the contrast isnt high enough, know what i mean?

I already got the glasses too
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What color is your email background?
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If you are having problems with the font on web pages, do this: open your browser, use the menu key and choose options. Under General Properties see Default View. Change to Column and save.

Makes a big difference on pages in the browser.
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If you are having problems with the font on web pages, do this: open your browser, use the menu key and choose options. Under General Properties see Default View. Change to Column and save.

Makes a big difference on pages in the browser.

hey that makes a huge difference. thanks for that tip
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You might also try Options > Advanced Options >Accessibility and changing the contrast. The Tour has the highest resolution screen ever offered in a BlackBerry. Resolution is not user-configurable, unfortunately. The next option might be to try a different model with a lower native resolution screen like the 8330.
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