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Old 10-18-2008, 07:06 AM   #1
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PRS-505 fonts.

My 505 lets me change the size of the fonts, S, M, L, but does it have any other fonts I can use? I've been through all the screens I can think of but there's nothing I can see to hand that lets me select a more readable font. Are there any others and where do I find them?

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Old 10-18-2008, 07:10 AM   #2
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There are three fonts built in - Courier (monospaced), Swiss (sans-serif, proportional) and Dutch (serif, proportional). These are what most books use, although a book can have "embedded" fonts, at the expense of some slowdown in page turning.
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Old 10-18-2008, 07:24 AM   #3
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Harry,

Do you know where I can change the font that's used on the screen? I have my 505 in front of me and I've searched through it again but the place where they might be changed I cannot find. Thanks for a quick reply by the way.
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Old 10-18-2008, 07:31 AM   #4
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You mean the font used for the menus, etc? I don't believe it can be changed. I'm sure that someone will correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old 10-18-2008, 07:53 AM   #5
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I'd like to change the font that's used on the screen when reading a book. I don't mind the style that's used but I think there are better fonts that are crisper and perhaps better defined? Unless the fonts are fixed in the book and can't be changed?

Sorry, but I'm a complete noob to the 505.
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Old 10-18-2008, 07:59 AM   #6
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See the following thread to get instructions on how to change the fonts in the 505.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28447
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Old 10-18-2008, 08:55 AM   #7
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Gulp! That's a bit advanced for my current state of 505 knowledge. I shall print it and see if I have the confidence to tackle such a project.
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The biggest decision is what font to use!
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Gulp! That's a bit advanced for my current state of 505 knowledge. I shall print it and see if I have the confidence to tackle such a project.
The guide is written to be as detailed as possible, and it does it's best to hand-hold you through the process. Also, if you somehow screw something up, the guide includes a surefire way of reverting any mistakes.

It was specifically written for the technically unsavvy.
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