Fonts

How to adjust character spacing in Pages on Mac

Adjust Character Spacing in Pages Mac

When you’re composing a document in Pages, you have a lot of formatting options for your text. Like most word processing apps, you can change the font style, size, color, and make it bold or italics. One other adjustment you might want to make is to the character spacing.

Maybe you want the text to stretch the width of the document without resizing it. Or maybe you have a certain word or sentence that you want to stand out.

If you haven’t checked out the character spacing option in Pages on your Mac, this tutorial shows you how to make those adjustments.

How to change the default font in Pages on Mac

How to set default font style size Pages Mac

If you use Pages as your preferred app on Mac for working with documents, then it’s likely you have a favorite font that you adjust with every new document. Thankfully, Pages version 8.2 for Mac brought the option to set the default font.

No longer do you have to change the font style and size every time you create a new document. You can now set the default font in Pages on your Mac easily, here’s how.

How to customize fonts and colors in the Mail app

Fonts and Colors Mail Mac

The Mail app on your Mac is probably one of the most used apps you have. Unless you opt for a third-party email app that lets you use themes and colored skins, you’ve likely already noticed that you can’t change the appearance of the built-in Mail app much, unless you just want Dark Mode. But with a few small tweaks, you can customize the fonts and colors.

For your message list, emails, and quoted text for forwards and replies, here’s how to customize those fonts and colors in the Mail app.

CustomLock lets you personalize your iPhone’s Lock screen text

The Lock screen is the first thing you see every time you pick up your iPhone to use it. With that in mind, it’s not hard to see why some jailbreakers are quick to customize the appearance of it.

If you’re a minimalist and you appreciate the small things in life, then you might take a liking to a newly-released jailbreak tweak called CustomLock by iOS developer TylerD3V, as it provides users with two great ways to change the Lock screen’s aesthetics: text alignment and third-party fonts.

A-Font: A font-customization tweak with support for A12(X) devices

One of the coolest things you can do with a jailbroken device is to change the system font to something a bit more exotic than what you’d typically observe on a stock handset. But not all font-swapping tweaks support Apple’s latest A12(X) handset varieties.

Here to help with the dilemma above is a new free jailbreak tweak release called A-Font by iOS developer Baw Apple.

The best free font keyboard apps for iPhone and iPad

Best Free Font Keyboards for iPhone and iPad

Just like emoji keyboards, font keyboards for iPhone and iPad bring fun to your messages. Whether you’re texting a family member or emailing a friend, you can make your words really pop by using different font styles.

There are tons of font keyboard apps on the App Store. But if you’re looking for the top ones, look no further. Here are four of the best free font keyboards for iPhone and iPad that don’t come with a bunch of strings attached.

Customize your Lock screen’s text font with Lafon

If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad and you haven’t customized it with third-party fonts yet, then you’re missing out. On the other hand, popular classics like BytaFont tend to take things a bit too far for minimalists, adjusting the handset’s font on a system-wide level.

Those who demand a subtler footprint in the name of font customization will take a liking to a new free jailbreak tweak called Lafon by iOS developer Aesthyrica, as it only impacts the font of the text strings that appear on your Lock screen.

DashBored: A tweak to reduce your boredom with the iPhone’s Dashboard interface

Your iPhone’s Lock screen and Notification Center are each home to a specialized interface for displaying the date and time along with a list of information notifications – this interface is known as the Dashboard.

That said, if you’re feeling a bit bored with the stock look and feel of the Dashboard, then perhaps you should try a new free jailbreak tweak called DashBored (pun intended) by iOS developer Smokin1337. As shown in the screenshot examples above, this tweak lets you customize the Dashboard’s colors, font, notifications, text, and much more.

Customize your iPhone X Status Bar font with Swae

Jailbreak tweaks explicitly designed for the iPhone X are few and far in between, but now you can add a new release called Swae by iOS developer NeinZedd9 to that list.

Swae is a cosmetic-oriented tweak that lets you customize the font of the text displayed your iPhone X’s Status Bar. As shown above, it impacts elements such as the time and cellular signal information, among other things.