Resources Customizing Apps

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This gives information about customizing apps to make them more usable.

Customizing Mozilla Firefox 

This tells how to customize the Firefox browser app:

Page Font Size 

Often the page font is too small; rarely it’s too large. To fix this, while viewing the page …

Repeat above until the size is right

Note: this does not stick; viewing another page reverts to its default font size.

Generic Sans-Serif, Serif, and Monospace Fonts 

The Firefox idiots only made it possible to easily (reasonably) customize the generic sans-serif, serif, and monospace fonts. In Firefox …

Generic Cursive Font 

The Firefox idiots made it hard to customize the generic cursive font. In Firefox, for western (Latin) fonts …

Generic Fantasy Font 

The Firefox idiots made it even harder to customize the generic fantasy font. In Firefox, for western (Latin) fonts …

Customizing Mozilla Thumderbird 

This tells how to customize the Thunderbird eMail/newsreader app:

Font Sizes 

Message Font Only 

Often just the message font is too small or too large. To fix this, while viewing the message …

Repeat above until the size is right

Note: this does not stick; viewing another message reverts to the default font size.

All Fonts 

A common problem with Thunderbird is that all its fonts are too small. To fix this, run Thunderbird and …

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