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Windows App - text too small to read


I just installed TD on my Windows 8.1 PC. When I open it to view my tasks, the font size is so small it is difficult to read. I am guessing it is about size 6. Is there a way to make the text larger?? When I use your website or my android phone, the text size is fine.

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David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 07, 2014 - 10:46

Hello Paul,

Unfortunately, it's not possible to change the font size in our Windows app. Please tell me - do you happen to have a high DPI screen (high resolution on a fairly small screen)?

If so - we're aware of this issue and will try to adjust our app for high pixel density displays in future updates.

Best regards,

Paul Rossetti
Replied on Jan 07, 2014 - 11:01

Yes, I have a high DPI screen. It is a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with a 13.3 inch touch screen with Quad HD+ LED 10-point capacitive multitouch with IPS technology (3200 x 1800).

Aaron Adams premium
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 09:00

same problem... attached my surface pro 2 to a hd screen and its useless

Aaron Adams premium
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 09:01

that would actually be a great upsell for premium... love everything else about it!

Paul Rossetti
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 09:14

Making the tool usable should not be a premium feature.

Bo Grimes premium
Replied on Jan 21, 2014 - 21:30

I agree. Most web apps or apps that began as one seem to always neglect font control. At least in a browser you can hit ctrl + to zoom if you have to. I used to be a premium member, but let it drop. I decided to check out the new version, but I can't read it well.

Some people actually still use high resolution and even dual high-resolution monitors rather than tapping away on a phone.

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Jan 21, 2014 - 21:33


I myself use three 2560x1440 resolution monitors, and don't have too much issue using Todoist, then again, high resolution on small size is worse. Though we do understand some people don't have great eyesight, or some just enjoy a larger font, so we are considering adding options in the future.


Bo Grimes premium
Replied on Jan 21, 2014 - 21:45

Sounds good. My thoughts are that user experience is enhanced by the ability to tweak and customize because we're all so different. Which is why I generally stay away for software that doesn't allow the minimum ability to select a single UI option.

I love it when I have an .ini file or a css file or .conf file. Take ZIM, for example. Don't like the header styles? Open styles.conf and change what you want in plain text.

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Take a look at "Storytelling for User Experience:
Crafting Stories for Better Design," and tell your team this story:

Users like to be able to adjust the setting of software to fit their needs.

Replied on Jan 29, 2014 - 09:43

I just got a lenovo2 yoga and the hires does make Todoist unusable.

Laura Chandler premium
Replied on Apr 15, 2014 - 11:33

Another Yoga 2 Pro user here. I'm getting pretty used having to look closely though, it's not the only program where good eye sight is needed! A fix would be appreciated. :D

Oddly enough I ended up here though as I find the text too large in outlook on my desktop. The program is using more space than I would like if the text was smaller.