Change the font or font size of the message list

The message list appears next to the Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes buttons for the Mail, Calendar, and Tasks views and the folders within each view. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.) in Outlook. The default font setting is Segoe UI regular 8-point.

You can customize the font and its size. For example, you can change message list to use a different font or a smaller or larger font size.

Illustration of increasing font size in the message list

  1. In Mail, on the View tab, in the Current View group, click View Settings.

 Tip    To open the Advanced View Settings dialog box, right-click the message list heading where Arrange By appears, and then click View Settings.

  1. Click Other Settings.
  2. Under Column Headings and Rows, click Row Font.
  3. In the Font dialog box, click the font, font style, and size that you want to use.
  4. On the Font, Other Settings, and Advanced View Settings dialog boxes, click OK.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2010