Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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The size of the font for my folder names in File Explorer in Windows 11 is very small, so small it is hard to read. Is there a way to make the font size of folders in File Explorer larger without making the other font sizes larger? The size of fonts in for example the address bar, search bar, etc., is fine; it is just the font size of the folder names that is very small.
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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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That is not possible, as far a I know.
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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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Try going to the Settings >>Ease of Access >> Display >> Make text bigger

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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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I used the Make text size bigger setting, which increased the size of the text. However, it also increased the size of the text in the address bar, search bar, etc., which was already big enough.

Is there a way to bring back all the menus and ribbons in File Explorer in Windows 10 (File, Home, Share, View)? It seems I have lost all those options in Windows 11. The only options I have under View in Windows 10 for File Explorer are Extra Large Icons, List, Details, Content, etc.). The other items (e.g., the Options icon / Change folder and search options, Size all columns to fit, etc.) are all gone.
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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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The Options button can now be found by clicking the three dots in the ribbon/menu bar.

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The "size to fit" options can be found in the context menu of any of the column headers in Details view:

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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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You may like to try Explorer Patcher to bring back the Win10 ribbon interface.

Download ep_setup.exe (ExplorerPatcher)

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Re: Increase the size of fonts for folder names in File Explorer

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jolas wrote:
26 Mar 2024, 04:30
You may like to try Explorer Patcher...
If you do try EP you need to be aware that it might stop working after a regular MS monthly update. If that happens you need to manually update EP.

Ken