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    Change Ribbon icon size for Office 2010

    I've searched all over the place, but the answers I see talk all around this issue and nothing specific.

    I want to change the size of the icons on the ribbon for Office 2010 running under Windows 10.

    Does anyone have a simple explanation or is this simply not possible?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Because Microsoft chose not to enable a way to do it.

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    What about changing all of the applications (Office and other) and their menu and/or ribbon? Is that possible under Windows 10?

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    You can't make a blanket statement about all applications. Some try to detect if you are on a touch device and adjust accordingly. But I don't think you can force the issue.

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    Seems pretty short-sighted [pun intended] by Microsoft not to enable the ribbon icon size change for us older folks that have some sight issues as we age.

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    Probably the best you can do is to explore the accessibility settings in the control panel.

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    You can change your screen resolution but that changes everything on the screen, not just the Office ribbon icons.

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    Changing screen resolution on an LCD or LED display in not recommended. The default resolution is the one determined by the device vendor to give an optimal display. If you want to change everything you should use the slider on Settings | Display to increase the text size.

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    I agree with you about the small size.
    Keyboard shortcuts will help - it takes a bit of practice and memory but it speeds up work for fast typists too.
    Click on the "tiny" little blue ? help button and type or paste in this:
    Use the keyboard to work with ribbon programs
    All windows and microsoft programs have keyboard shortcuts ( as do most other production programs and browsers ) - check the help files for the shortcuts and print out the list for easy reference or save as a shortcut on your desktop.
    Google 'keyboard shortcuts' and you will get links to compact lists.
    Wordperfect used to ship with a cardboard reference that folded like a medium sized toblerone box so it was easy to flip over and didn't get lost in a pile of paper. It would be easy to make one up.

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    You could get a bigger screen...
    Cheers,

    Paul Edstein
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