I'm trying out a new "widescreen" monitor. It's native
resolution is the only one that looks half decent, but it makes the
words in the RoboHelp user interface smaller and hard for me to
read. I'm talking about the font used in the Project Manger, the
Topic List, and so on. Is there any way in RoboHelp (or in Windows
XP) to increase the size of the font in the RH UI?
I think you will find you have to adjust things in Windows.
There is no setting in RoboHelp that I'm aware of that will change
things for you. Although you may wish to suggest it to the
developers, since larger resolutions (and your issue) will likely
only become more predominant as time goes on! You do this via the
You may wish to click Start > Settings > Control Panel
> Display and try changing the Appearance tab. There is a
setting there for Font size. Additionally, if you click the
Settings tab followed by the Advanced button you may find that
changing the DPI setting may help. But beware that this setting can
also negatively influence things like Flash output.
Hopefully something here was helpful to you... Rick
Thanks for the suggestions. I wish I could say that they
helped. But all the tinkering I can do in the Display settings
(including Advanced) doesn't change the size of the text in the RH
UI. I fear I may have to go back to a monitor that runs at a lower