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What would be helpful to the designer is if you can tell them why it appears to be uncomfortably large, in your estimation. Often, I find that it's not the actual point-size of the text alone that makes it uncomfortable. Off the top of my head, here are some reasons why a large font size might make the text seem uncomfortable to read: The heading is broken ...


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From a cognitive perspective what matters is the size of the projected text on the retina, which involves: Font size Display size Display resolution Distance of the display from the eyes So there isn't really a gold standard, what will appear small to some will appear large to others. Obviously, this doesn't apply if you know the screen size/resolution/...


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The methodology is good, although you can design much more valid experiment that focuses only on reading or making calculations with the digits (see below). But why would you think you will find any difference if you change the fonts? In my opinion, you will find difference only if your current font has really bad legibility, like alphabetic fonts. ...



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