Font size changed in new mail messages

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Jodi

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Yesterday, in the middle of the day as I was working - I checked my e-mail. When I opened a new message from a customer, the font was so small I could barely read it. I didn't change anything/update anything/or DO ANYTHING! It changed on it's own. I thought maybe it was just the 1 customers e-mail...but went back and opened e-mails I had previously opened, and the same thing happened there. It hasn't done it to every e-mail, just some. It's weird and annoying. I don't understand how it can just change all on it's own. Help! it's driving me crazy!!!
 

Diane Poremsky

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Could it be zoom settings? Especially if the affected messages are plain text. Open one and click the zoom button on the ribbon. Is it at 100%

Another cause is a change in the default font in File, Options, Stationery & Fonts, but the zoom setting is most common and very easy to do (hold ctrl and roll the mouse wheel.)
 

Jodi

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Zoom is at 100%. Everything in the Stationary & fonts section looks normal.
 

Diane Poremsky

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What antivirus software do you use? I know mcafee can mess up mail, but it usually affects some lines in a message but not others - the message looks like a ransom note made from a newspaper.

Are the affected message plain text or html?
 

Jodi

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I am using McAfee, but mine doesn't look like a ransom note..

i tried to attach an image of what it looks like but i can't seem to figure out how...
[DOUBLEPOST=1430423826][/DOUBLEPOST]here it is!
 

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Diane Poremsky

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That looks pretty normal. Is only mail from certain m people affected? If so it could be something on their side chan ging the font.
 
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