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Is it possible to make the font bigger on the guide ?


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#1 OFFLINE   richzilla

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 07:31 PM

As I get older and my eyes are starting to go :) 

 

I find it difficult at times to read the guide.  

 

Is it possible to make the font larger ? 

 

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#2 OFFLINE   Supramom2000

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 07:35 PM

I don't think so.  I think you can only change the appearance of Closed Captioning.  But perhaps there is a way on the actual TV menu instead of the DTV receiver's menu?


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Posted 20 October 2013 - 07:51 PM

Bwa, ha, ha ha!

 

Get a bigger TV!

 

 

Going serious for a second, make sure the source resolution is set appropriately for your TV, see how dusty the screen is, check the TV pictures control; sometimes if sharpness is set too high it can really smear the lettering on some TVs

 

I have bifocals, and I have been known to stretch out visits to the optometrist because I really hate getting used to a new prescritption, so if you need to do that, I know what your feeling there.



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Posted 21 October 2013 - 10:34 AM

As I get older and my eyes are starting to go :)

 

I find it difficult at times to read the guide.  

 

Is it possible to make the font larger ? 

 

Thanks

 

That's another of our frequently ask request.

 

One of these days, they're going to put in some customized preset options for Guide color, screen size, text size, etc.


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 11:00 AM

Also, make sure you're going to the Guide while watching a HD station, otherwise the Guide is in SD, and very poor.

 

With out being smartass, can you comfortably move closer to the set? 


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 05:34 PM

Thanks for the feedback everyone. 

 

I just was in hopes we could make the text bigger.

 

Maybe one day :)



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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:04 PM

 

One of these days, they're going to put in some customized preset options for Guide color, screen size, text size, etc.

 

Don't hold your breath.  If they haven't given those options for 7 years now they aren't planning to.


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:24 PM

Don't hold your breath.  If they haven't given those options for 7 years now they aren't planning to.

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:37 PM

Back in the bad old days, the Optimus DirecTV box had 2 different text sizes for the guide.

 

Unfortunately, it was all lo-def and 27 inch TVs then and it was still a problem.



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Posted 22 October 2013 - 07:17 AM

As I get older and my eyes are starting to go :)

 

I find it difficult at times to read the guide.  

 

Is it possible to make the font larger ? 

 

Thanks

I had that problem too and my Optometrist recommended cataract surgery. Had it done and now my eyes are 25/30 with no glasses. I don't know if you're old enough for that but just a thought.






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