Font used in combobox find dialog
Simone Fusi last edited by
Is there a way to change the font used in the user input fields of the find/replace dialog?
I’d like to have the same one set in the Default Style (or in Global Override) but the one used is very different (and much smaller).
I don’t find any setting in the Style Configurator: the only setting I find changing anything is “use monospaced fonts” in the MISC settings.
Thanks in advance,
Prahlad-Makwana4145 last edited by
Hello, @Simone Fusi
Please follow these steps:
Step 1:- Download and install the tool http://angusj.com/resourcehacker/#download
Step 2:- Go to the installation directory of Notepad++.
Step 3:- Copy notepad++.exe to a directory where you have write access.
Step 4:- Load the copy version of notepad++.exe into installed tool.
Step 5:- In the tree structure in the left pane open the node Dialog and navigate to the subnode 1600 : 1033.
Step 6:- In the right pane you will see the resource code of the Search/Replace/Search in Files/Mark dialog. Somewhere on your screen the graphical representation of the dialog should pop up.
Step 7:- Go to the line
FONT 8, "MS Shell Dlg"and change it to
FONT 12, "MS Shell Dlg". This will change the font size of the dialog from 8 pt to 12 pt.
Step 8:- Click on the green triangle button in the toolbar to compile your changes.
Step 9:- Go to (menu) File -> Save to save your changes.
Step 10:- Tool will create a backup of the original notepad++.exe.
Step 11:- Copy the changed version of notepad++.exe to the installation folder of Notepad++. To be save I recommend to rename the original EXE file to e.g. notepad++org.exe.
you start Notepad++ the next time you will have enlarged fonts in the Search/Replace/Search in Files/Mark dialog.
I hope above information will be useful for you.
guy038 last edited by guy038
Unfortunately, this nice work-around does not seem to work anymore, with new N++ versions. Indeed, I do get a bigger Find dialog window, with all text enlarged but the
size, inside the
4zones Find what :, Replace with :, Filters : and Directory : are unchanged :-((
Note that I currently use an old laptop, with
Win XP SP3operating system, which could explain why I got no success !