[AccessD] Textbox Font Sizes

Jim Dettman jimdettman at verizon.net
Tue Jan 8 15:27:57 CST 2019


  I've always understood that what you get in the ribbon drop down is what
is in the font lib.

  If you type in a different size than what is there, then it is scaled.

  Not quite sure if that's what your describing.


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Ewald, Thomas F (Tom)
Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:49 PM
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Subject: [AccessD] Textbox Font Sizes

I am using an Access database (not of my creation), whose front end has a
form with a textbox. The font for the textbox is Calibri with a size of 9,
set in the properties. 9 seems to be only available in the properties,
though. If I type into the textbox, it's size 9, as expected. If I paste
text of a different font size into the textbox, however, and want to
reformat it to match the rest of the text in the box, 9 is not available
either by right-clicking (context menu) or by the standard drop-down menu on
the ribbon.  If I simply type the 9 into the size box, which still works
fine in Word, it changes it to 8. I don't remember having this problem
before, although maybe it just never came up. I'm using Access 2013. Any
help understanding this would be appreciated.

Tom Ewald
Stryker Obsolescence
General Dynamics Land Systems

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