Change the Tooltip Font Size


Menu:  Tools -> Options -> Fonts and Colors -> Show settings for
Versions:  2008,2010
Published:  4/12/2010
Code:  vstipEdit0046

 

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Ever want to change the size of your ToolTip font?  Here is what it looks like by default:

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To change it just go to Tools -> Options -> Fonts and Colors -> Show settings for.  From there, select "Editor Tooltip" from the dropdown list.  Don't worry if you mess up the font size while we are playing here because you can always click on the "Use Defaults" button to get things back to normal.

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Now that you have the Editor Tooltip settings, change the font to a bigger size then click OK:

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And now you should see a bigger font size on your tooltips:

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Comments (2)
  1. Catto says:

    Hey Now Zain,

    This one is still great!

    Thx 4 the info,

    Catto

  2. Catto says:

    Hey Now Zain;

    It's funny how these tips are almost timeless & good for so many years. Not sure if you ever blogged about the one below:

    Another one that is stellar similar to this is the DataTip.  Example  Tools -> Options -> Fonts and Colors -> Show settings for.  From there, select "DataTip." from the dropdown list.  I like this font large too since when I'm trying to view the value of the variable it's not 9pt.

    Thank again;

    Catto

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