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I want to change my font type

I want to change my font type.

Changing fonts in Windows 7

Ease of Access Center has replaced Accessibility Options in the ‘ Control Panel ’.

Open ‘ Ease of Access Center ’ press ‘ Windows ’ logo key + ‘ U ’ or click Start button ‘ Control Panel ’ + ‘ Ease of Access ’ + ‘ Ease of Access Center’.

Under ‘ Explore all settings ’, ‘ Tab ’ to and ‘ Enter ’ or click to select ‘ Make the computer easier to see ’, see Fig 1.

Fig 1

Make the computer easier to see

The 'Make the computer easier to see' window will appear. Click to select or press ‘Alt’ + ‘C’ to select and open the 'Personalization' window, see Fig 2 and 3.

Fig 2

Make things on screen easier to see

Fig 3

Appearance settings

'Tab' to 'Window Color' and press 'Enter' or click to select. The 'Window color and Appearence' window will appear.

Fig 4

Advanced appearance

Press ‘Alt’ + ‘I’ or click to select ‘Item’ and use the arrow keys to scroll through the list of items. For this example we will change the font for Menu.

Scroll through until Menu is selected, see Fig 4.

Press ‘Alt’ + ‘F’ or click to select ‘Font’.

Use your mouse or arrow keys to scroll through the list of fonts available.

To change the Font size press ‘Alt’ + ‘E’ or click to select and use your mouse or arrow keys to increase or decrease the font size, see Fig 5.

Fig 5

font settings

Press ‘Enter’ or click ‘OK’ to save your settings.

You can change the font settings on the following Items:

  • Active titlebar
  • Icon
  • Inactive titlebar
  • Menu
  • Message box
  • Palette title
  • Selected items
  • Tooltip

Note: If this does not work it could be because your computer settings cannot be changed due to local IT policies - contact your local IT support for further help.

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