Cubase 13: Fonts in the mixer too small and unreadable? Try this

I read here and in various forums that the fonts in Cubase 13 are supposedly barely readable and too small, especially in the mixer. This can be easily changed because the font size adapts to the slot / cell size:


Alternatively, you can do this with the common keyboard shortcuts:
g = dec. width
h = inc. width
CMD+g = dec. height
CMD+h = inc. height

This is how an unreadable mixer quickly becomes a readable one:



Notice: This option has not only been available since Cubase 13, and I am aware that this “trick” is not new to many users and has already been mentioned here in the forum. But due to the sometimes very emotional discussion about the new look of Cubase 13 (I’m not entirely happy with it either), it shouldn’t hurt to point out these setting options again - especially for new users.

Many things (of course not all!) that are criticized in Cubase 13 are not hard coded and can also be adjusted in the program settings. Hence: RTFM :grinning:


What about the font size in the edit channel settings window - particularly the fonts for channel volume and meter peak level. Can those be adjusted?? An eagle couldn’t read those ridiculous fonts.

Actually, you can do this in V11 and V12.

It’s a workaround but it shouldn’t be needed because it’s an extra step that gets in the way of fast workflow. The fonts should be readable at all times, as they used to be, both in the mixer and in the Inspector. I’m hoping there’s a fix soon to make them always readable.