- You zoom the worksheet to less than 80 percent. This percentage may vary depending on the type and size of the font that you are using on the worksheet.
- You format the worksheet cell with a font size less than 8 points. This size may vary depending on the zoom level of the worksheet.
|Font size (Arial)||Zoom level|
|4||less than 200%|
|6||less than 135%|
|8||less than 100%|
|10||less than 80%|
|12||less than 70%|
To use Registry Editor to disable the Small Font substitution, follow these steps.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
- Quit any programs that are running.
- Click Start, and then click
- In the Open box, type
regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate, and then click to select the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\Options
- After you select the key that is specified in step 4, point to New on the Edit menu, and then click
- Type FontSub, and then press ENTER.
- Right-click FontSub, and then click
- In the Value data box, type
0, and then click OK.
- On the File menu, click
Exit to quit Registry Editor.
- Start Excel.