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YouTube caption fonts


From: Terrill Thompson
Date: May 27, 2009 2:55PM

Anyone adding captions to YouTube videos? YouTube's video that they used to
launch this feature has a really large font:


I know the user can increase font size with the + key (after clicking on the
media player to give it focus). However, this particular YouTube video has a
larger default font than any others I've seen, and when if I increase it to
+3 (the maximum allowed), that is larger than +3 on other captioned videos.

I've tried a larger value for [size] in the [subtitle] section of my
subViewer file, as documented here:

However, that has no effect.


Terrill Thompson
Technology Accessibility Specialist
DO-IT, Accessible Technology
UW Technology Services
University of Washington