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Bug 1360947 - "Large Text" accessibility feature can be enabled in GNOME Settings, but only disabled in GNOME Tweak Tool
Summary: "Large Text" accessibility feature can be enabled in GNOME Settings, but only...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-tweak-tool
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mohamed El Morabity
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-28 00:59 UTC by Andrew Toskin
Modified: 2017-08-08 15:56 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 15:56:06 UTC

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Description Andrew Toskin 2016-07-28 00:59:36 UTC
I'm running GNOME 3.20 on Fedora 24 (64-bit).

Installing an application from a third-party repository, for some reason, enabled the Large Text accessibility feature in GNOME. I've already filed a bug with them about it.


It took me a little while to figure out how to turn off Large Text. I can turn it *on* via the Universal Access menu in GNOME Settings. However, clicking the switch back to off has no effect, and it will continue to show as "on" in the menu under the accessibility icon in the top bar of GNOME Shell. Clicking to turn off Large Text via the top bar icon does nothing at all -- the switch won't turn off.

I can only turn the feature off by going to GNOME Tweak Tool > Fonts > Scaling Factor, and setting the value back to 1.00.

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