Windows 10 gives you the ability to make elements and items on your screen easier to read and view. In this course, we will cover how to resize system fonts, menu items, icons, and other visual elements of the computer.
- [Instructor] In this video we're going to cover…how to change the size of menu items, text,…title bars, and more.…This could be useful for those who want to…increase or decrease the size of certain visual elements…for an improved, more customized usage of their computer.…We start by going to the Control Panel.…The easiest way to get to the Control Panel…is to right-click on the Start Menu.…Notice there are several helpful options to choose from…including going to the Desktop and Shutting Down…but we're going to choose Control Panel.…This takes us to a new window…where all of our Control Panel options are located,…sorted out by category.…
For better navigation I'm going to change this view…by clicking on Category and choose Large Icons…from the drop-down menu.…Now you can see all of my Control Panel items…displayed alphabetically.…This list will remain this way permanently…until I change it back.…From here I'm going to choose Display.…You will notice there's a drop-down menu…that lists a series of items.…I can now change the font size of these items…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic Windows conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the taskbar and Start menu. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using the File Explorer and Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant. If you have visual or audio impairments, Window's accessibility features are a great tool. Learn how to use the Ease of Access options (like the Magnifier and closed captioning) to make Windows more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Windows is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching for files, folders, and apps
- Using the File Explorer
- Using accessibility features
- Using keyboard shortcuts