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Large fonts but empty screen!

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I use large fonts on a large monitor, but search results content is truncated to left margin leaving 75% screen blank. Worse yet, there isn't enough text shown to be useful. This seems to occur for all search engines; Duck Duck Go, Google....

How can I adjust the right margin to the right side of the monitor where it belongs?

(Tried to upload an image but it won't even accept a 14k file!)

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Check your zoom controls.

<Control> + (plus) enlarge <Control> - (minus) reduce <Control> 0 (zero) restore


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If you have made changes to Advanced font size settings like increasing the minimum/default font size then try the Default font size setting "16" and the Minimum font size setting "none" in case the current setting is causing the problem.

  • Options/Preferences -> Content : Fonts & Colors -> Advanced -> Minimum Font Size (none)

Make sure you allow pages to choose their own fonts.

  • Options/Preferences -> Content : Fonts & Colors -> Advanced: [X] "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above"

It is better not to increase the minimum font size, but to use an extension to set the default page zoom to prevent issues with text not getting displayed properly.

You can look at the Default FullZoom Level or NoSquint Plus extension to set a default font size and page zoom on web pages.