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Fonts now WAY too small in IOS


davidtderrick

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I agree the default font is too small on iOS (and there is no way to change it). But something that is much improved in v10 is pinch to zoom - you can enlarge the note and continue viewing or editing. Doing this with the "old" Evernote didn't work very well because it kept reverting to the default size, but now it holds whatever size you zoom to.

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6 hours ago, davidtderrick said:

Yes, but you tend to lose half the content off the screen that way. It's sadly not a solution.

Exactly. When you zoom in it shouldn’t move content off screen. It should repaginate so you see all your content wrapped in the newly resized window 

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Maybe they are small for you, eyesight is different for different people. I did not note a difference, but as I say, it is a personal thing.

There is a solution in iOS settings, screen&brightness, text size. Behind it is a slider. If you move it to larger, text in all apps that support dynamic text size will enlarge (not only in EN). It works for the v10-app, and your can adapt it in several steps until it suits your need. Maybe you feel more comfortable with other apps as well.

 

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Hope it helps. It always is a balance between text size vs. number of notes / content on display.

I‘ve got myself glasses for computer work a few years ago, makes a big difference. They are made for the screen distance, which reduces stress on the eyes.

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Probably it is depending on the source of a note.

The general setting for typed text (normal text, not headers) in the editor is size 16, which is maybe even a bit large, but o.k. with me.

Unfortunately there is no chance to change this in the settings.

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IPad Pro 16 ? There was the original 9.7 and 12.9 , later 10.5, and now 11 and 12.9, both since spring 2020 with the A12Z SOC.

I have a 10.5, which has the super sharp and reactive screen of all Pros. In fact writing this text here in the forum, the font is significantly smaller than if I would type it into a new note in the EN client.

Maybe EN will include more options in a future release.

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Definitely, we are not talking about eyesight issues here. There is something wrong with how the new Evernote manages text size. I would add to the discussion that text size varies according the screen size I have 2 iPads (11 inches and 12.9 inches). Though text size is still comfortable in my 11 inches iPad, that is not the case for the 12.9  inches. Higher resolution on iPad Pro 12.9 inches provokes smaller text on Evernote notes. Other apps are capable to keep text size consistent across devices, but not Evernote. In addition, not having the option to adjust text size is an issue that affects usability. A remakable example of the opposite is Apple Notes: zooming in or out produces a seeming change in the text size and an automatic adjustment of margins so you do not have to scroll horizontally.

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