How do I disable large fonts in Windows 7? (KB)

November 21st, 2017

Why do I need to disable large fonts?

  • Forms displaying or printing with text offline.
  • Forms displaying or printing with large text.
  • Routing slips not displaying or printing properly.
  • Sammy windows are not displaying properly
  • Buttons on Sammy windows are missing or cutoff.
  • Splash screen not displaying properly.


Click Start > Type "Large Fonts" > Click "Make text and other items larger or smaller"

Change the setting to "Smaller - 100% (default)"

Click "Set Custom Text Size (DPI)"

Make sure "Scale to this percentage of normal size" is set to 100%. > Click OK > Click Apply on the original window.

You MUST Log Off of Windows for the settings to take effect.

Click Start > Click the triangle next to Shutdown > Click Log Off.