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[request] People - text size of contact information

asked 2014-04-24 23:46:41 +0200

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updated 2014-05-31 10:53:34 +0200

I would like to request to increase the text size of contact information (phone numbers etc) on the contact details page in people app.

please note: the text size of the type and label like 'Personal º Mobile º Phone' is many times larger than the phone number. this is unnecessary.

from a design perspective and user convenience, its better to have the text size of the phone number larger for easy reading. while even if the type and label are of smaller size, it can still be read faster without much effort.

i think even the type text can be replaced with icons instead.

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I would second this. Someone asked me for a co-worker's phone number recently and I brought it up and showed them, and it was tiny enough that they asked me to read it. HUGE BOLD LETTERS tell you what sort of information it is, but the actual relevant part is tiny.

Elliott ( 2014-04-25 04:06:42 +0200 )edit

This should definitely be configurable. I'm sure there are people (myself included) who like having a smaller font and more text displayed on screen. However, I can understand that it can be difficult to read for some people, so the option of making the font larger would be very helpful.

Drekkarian ( 2014-04-25 09:57:05 +0200 )edit

@Drekkarian please note: this will not have any impact on the screen space.. as it is only a request to make the numbers bigger instead of the type & label. (that means text size of type, label will be reduced). its just a swap.

and the size of other information like website or blog URL can remain as the same small size.

the idea is: its a strain on eyes to read ~10 digit random numbers in small font size. But letters/words can be read easily even if its of small font size

User ( 2014-04-25 19:56:35 +0200 )edit

I have had the same problem as Elliot. Ideally I should of course just share the contact details via Bluetooth, but sometimes that just is not possible. The small font size also makes it hard to check that I have entered information correctly when I add a contact manually.

Kjetil Kilhavn ( 2014-08-08 04:47:09 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-04-10 15:57:13 +0200

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This is a reminder for the upcoming birthday of this request.

I believe the development of the Jolla apps must be finished before the first phone was available. And on a PC screen the font size wil be big enough. But now the phone is alive and a review for usability is needed.

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Hello, is this issue going to be addressed at some point? Relevant information in People application is displayed with really small font, and there is space! Mariusz

Marius ( 2015-05-08 14:44:47 +0200 )edit
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Asked: 2014-04-24 23:46:41 +0200

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