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Change font size in Unity Editor

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Please add a setting under Unity: Preferences to increase the font size for the text in the Unity Editor Panels and Tabs. Text recognition is more demanding cognitively than graphics so it would not only help visually impaired, but also tired 20 year olds with perfect vision! Thank you.

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    dcarrera

    Nov 10, 2016 08:58

    This is ridiculous. This issue has been around for years. I feel like I'm going blind when I use Unity. It actually hurts my eyes to use Unity for very long. Every other piece of software I use has a legible font size by default, but it seems like Unity developers don't care if their users go blind.

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    fary

    Oct 26, 2016 17:05

    I cannot use Unity on my surface book because of very tiny font size of unity Editor. Dear Unity team, pls fix this problem.

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    excalibus

    Oct 18, 2016 08:25

    add me to the list of new people checking out unity and wondering why I cannot make the user interface actually readable without resorting to using external features of the OS to do so...

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    oatbeer

    Oct 13, 2016 09:40

    Bump.
    Just to ensure that this idea keeps being active - at some point in time the Unity Dev team have to take notice.

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    ftftft

    Oct 04, 2016 14:01

    For some reason I see a lot of comments suggesting a dual monitor setup to solve this issue.

    Well I have a dual monitor setup I use professionally for Photoshop - a small 1080px 92 dpi and a large 1200px 94 dpi, the smaller one is for interface windows.
    In Photoshop the UI font is smaller yet clearer, thus more readable, than in Unity.
    In Unity the text is required to much greater extent, but to read it conveniently I'd have to either pull the smaller monitor closer to me by about 15 cm (6"), or decrease its DPI. Either option will hinder my day-to-day workflow.

    My guess is that the Unity UI team went for inflexible UI elements, so the font size cannot be increased without a complete UI rework. I understand why they don't want to do that. But Photoshop uses an even smaller font which is completely readable.
    Go copy whatever it is Adobe did on their font settings.

    P.S. I'm not old, not tired, and my eyeglasses correction is only 0.5 and 0.75. This is not a physiological issue. I simply expect the UI to serves me, as it should.

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    hpintilie

    Oct 03, 2016 14:57

    5.4.0F3 release notes say:
    OSX: Unity Editor supports Mac Retina displays now (mostly for improved text and icon rendering). Windows HiDPI support in development.
    Does this mean problem fixed on OSX and fix for Windows coming soon?

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    Jezzurp

    Sep 22, 2016 16:26

    Genuinely feel like my eye sight is declining so fast since working in a studio using PC's with 4K monitors. Unity hurts my eyes. Please fix this. I know making it 'responsive' isn't as easy as people think but this change is essential

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    aquilan

    Sep 18, 2016 04:39

    The font is way to small on my desktop - I need to change the resolution every time I do any work. This is just not good enough. Seriously reconsidering using this platform for development.

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    eMagic

    Sep 03, 2016 21:04

    People have been asking for this thing since 2009. Last time I checked my calendar now we are in late 2016. If my math is correct this is 7 years of waiting. For that time your team could have build a whole new engine from the ground up. Come one 7 f**king years mate.

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    pepsi4

    Aug 27, 2016 19:53

    Please, do something with it. I am still waiting...

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