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So how do you feel about the 'whisper' text option?

Asked by ABoyNamedBoobs03 (7538points) March 26th, 2009

I’m colour blind and my eyes aren’t that great to begin with, and that tiny whisper text really makes it difficult to read, is this just me?

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A_Beaverhausen's avatar

its perfect for my snide remarks

ABoyNamedBoobs03's avatar

hardy har har….

ABoyNamedBoobs03's avatar

probably just asked for trouble with this one huh?

Likeradar's avatar

I like it. On my computer, pressing control and + or – will enlarge the screen.

ABoyNamedBoobs03's avatar

I wish they’d at least change the colour or something, I’m not saying they need to change just because of me, but hell that and the back ground colour mesh together for me so I really have to squint at those.

Vinifera7's avatar

Increase the text size in your browser, blindy-pants.

Amoebic's avatar

(edited because I’m a noob.)

ABoyNamedBoobs03's avatar

@Vinifera7 it’s only a problem when I’m on here, I usually just avoid sites that are hard for me(that means you people should be flattered) and my text size setting are perfect for everything else. I mean I’ll live with it don’t get me wrong, just wondered if it bothered anyone else.

hug_of_war's avatar

I have low vision, it’s difficult for me to read.

Vinifera7's avatar

@ABoyNamedBoobs03
I’m telling you how you can help yourself. Get a browser that has domain-specific display customizations like Firefox.

Likeradar's avatar

You were just given options for enlarging the text. Try them, and maybe you won’t be bothered anymore.

Facade's avatar

blah, it’s annoying to do it

Bluefreedom's avatar

It suits my purposes when I need to use it. I like it for the most part.

robmandu's avatar

USE WHISPER TEXT IN ALL CAPS AND BOLD

fireside's avatar

is this better?

Vinifera7's avatar

@fireside
How do you do monospaced text?

robmandu's avatar

Just like a spoken whisper is harder to hear, the written whisper should be harder to read.

fireside's avatar

lol, nice avatar, rob
you nut

fireside's avatar

it’s rob’s secret, i’m not at liberty to divulge

Vinifera7's avatar

@fireside
T_T I’ll give you free lurve.

fireside's avatar

@ Vinifera7 @

I’m sure you’ll figure it out.

Vinifera7's avatar

Wai!!! ^_^

VzzBzz's avatar

It’s difficult to read, annoying because it seems more like pussying out of saying what you will instead of a “whisper” but that’s just my two cents.

fireside's avatar

Usually, it is for off topic remarks.
That way the main conversation isn’t as derailed.

Facade's avatar

@VzzBzz I totally agree

AlfredaPrufrock's avatar

Did I figure it out?

fireside's avatar

@AlfredaPrufrock – you’re so smart!

Vinifera7's avatar

@fireside
“That way the main conversation isn’t as derailed.”

Like this one.

AlfredaPrufrock's avatar

Nonsense, the question started out about Textile and is still about Textile

Textile

DandyDear711's avatar

@Vinifera7 – Blindy Pants – funny!

augustlan's avatar

I know a few other people have difficulty reading it. You aren’t the only one.
But I still like it ;-)

fireside's avatar

Damn! i forgot about that, jp!
Now I have to play around and figure out how it was done.

jrpowell's avatar

Good work AlfredaPrufrock. Fireside too.

And for anyone wondering:
helloworld

“helloworld(helloworld)” :http://www.google.com
Remove the space.

casheroo's avatar

i love to whisper, now i know it bothers people. makes it more fun

asmonet's avatar

It’s just another way to add personality to your remarks, you all haven’t met Nimis yet.
She is the Queen of the Well Placed Tiny Text.

Kelly27's avatar

It was hurting my head…........until @fireside came to the rescue and told me how to enlarge it. =)

jo_with_no_space's avatar

I tried it and can’t seem to make it work.

fireside's avatar

@jo_with_no_space – If you are on a PC, then you can go to Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Accessibility > Magnifier

Otherwise, Control +

But, maybe it is time to see the optometrist?

DandyDear711's avatar

@fireside – thanks for the hint. It works! If I am wearing my contacts, I frequently have trouble reading fine print.

jo_with_no_space's avatar

@fireside It’s not that I can’t SEE the “whispered” text.. it’s that I can’t make it work, as in when I type ”- -” either side of the words, it doesn’t make the text smaller.

jo_with_no_space's avatar

@DandyDear711 Wasn’t what Fireside said meant for me? :P

fireside's avatar

@jo_with_no_space – you need to use two dashes on both sides of the text. There is no need for the quotation marks.

dash-dash-text-dash-dash

augustlan's avatar

@jo_with_no_space And don’t leave any spaces. You should appreciate that. :D

jo_with_no_space's avatar

@DandyDear711 @augustlan

test

Thanks guys! I did try that before, and I don’t know why, but it didn’t work :)

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