Any geriatric settings?

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Tue Apr 8 15:49:28 CEST 2014

On Mon, 7 Apr 2014 20:05:30 -0700
Robert Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:

>On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 06:13:43PM -0700, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
>> On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:51:53 -0700
>> ToddAndMargo <ToddAndMargo at> wrote:
>          .........snip.........
>> You are correct. There is no single setting to say I can't see good.
>> settings. Under window manager is title fonts. 9pt default is not
>> really visible. Then you go to each application and change whatever the
>> font settings are. Many will default to sans 10, which some of us can't
>> even read to change it. 
>> Don't forget to go to keyboard and mouse. `Increase the cursor to about
>> 32, so he can see the arrow. I like blue crystal cursors, myself, but
>> that is personal preference. Yes, most of these settings will be way to
>> big for you. They work nicely for me. I can see the words and cursor.
>If you're referring to the mouse settings under accessibility, there is
>no cursor adjustment. Where are you finding it? 

It's called "Mouse and Touchpad" now. No, very few of the settings I
use are under accessibility, but most apply to those with disabilities.
Oh, I also set double-click time to 1200, since I tend to be a bit slow
on the button presses.

Charlie Kravetz
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