Increase SourceTree font size

Is there any way to increase the font size in SourceTree for OS X? Currently, the font size it uses is so tiny that my eyes hurt a lot after a while managing branches.

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I was hoping more people would have voted for this. I really can't use the font size as it is now. It is positively miniscule. I've never seen any Mac app with a font this small - surely it breaks some standard?

A preference to change it doesn't seem like much?

It would be cool to add a custom font size adjustment

Since on windows are also bad..



The new dark UI helps readability but the text is so, so small. Taking hi resolution monitors into consideration for UI to allow for some type of scaling and font sizing would go a long way in ease of use.

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G Kubiak I'm New Here Sep 26, 2018

I agree.  This needs to be fixed so the font can be adjusted.  SourceTree is unusable currently.  On my monitor the SourceTree font measures equivalent to a 5pt font.

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Not a complete solution, but I just found that you can at least change the diff font size by going to `SourceTree -> Preferences -> Diff tab`. 

this works great!  thanks so much for the answer Jeffrey!  

on Mac:


`SourceTree -> Preferences -> Diff tab`

Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 11.36.58 AM.png

Any news on this?

This app is unusable for me because of the small font size, it's a shame because it seems like it would be very helpful.

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This would be such a big improvement in SourceTree! Look at how unreadable my unstaged files are (right), relative to the humane size used for diffs (left). The very small font size is exacerbated by truly regrettable color choices. The saturated magenta on dark background is practically unreadable.


Screen Shot 2018-11-18 at 5.29.11 PM.pngOf course, all of this is substantially magnified from what I am actually looking at in the app itself.

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