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I need to use Firefox for a particular program, but the font is very thin and light on my eyes - any way to darken/bolden the type?

I need to use Firefox for a particular program, but the font is very thin and light on my eyes - any way to darken/bolden the type?

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cor-el
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You can enable ClearType system wide for all programs to make other programs like Firefox use it.

Control Panel > Display > Appearance > Effects: "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts"

You can enable ClearType system wide for all programs to make other programs like Firefox use it. * http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306527 - HOW TO: Use ClearType to Enhance Screen Fonts in Windows XP Control Panel > Display > Appearance > Effects: "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts"