Font size and display options on Scribd's website

There really is nothing like a good book on a rainy day. Or a good book on a sunshine-filled day for that matter. But more than anything, there's nothing like being able to read a book in a font size that your eyes are comfortable with or in the background color you prefer. Scribd knows that everyone has their own preferences, so it's easy to change the display of a book on Scribd to fit your own needs. Scribd is a personal library after all, and with that comes a customized reading experience!

When you start to read a book, you'll see an 'Aa' symbol towards the righthand corner. Clicking that symbol will bring up the Display Settings where you can tweak the settings until you have the book looking just right to your eyes. 

You'll be able to change the background/text color you're reading in, the type of font, the size of the font, and the layout of the page. 

Changing the Background Color

There are three options for the background/text colors. You have the 'Day Theme' setting which is the run-of-the-mill white page, black letters seen above. Then you have the 'Sepia Theme' setting which is a sepia backdrop with dark brown letters. And lastly, there's the 'Night Theme' setting, where the pages are black, and the letters are near-white. 


Changing the Font Style

 Don't like the look of the font that's above? Don't worry! You can use the Display Settings to change your font settings to a "Sans-Serif" style:

Changing the Font Size

Need the font to be bigger? Smaller? We've got it covered. In the same Display Settings menu, you change shrink the font size by clicking the minus symbol to the left of 'Aa' or enlarge it by clicking the plus symbol to the right.        

Changing the Number of Pages Displayed / Scroll Mode

Lastly, you can change the page layout to either display two pages at a time where you "flip" the pages by clicking on the side of the screen or one page that you just continuously scroll through.


Fiddle with the settings until you've got the page looking just right for you and then get down to the real business and enjoy yourself a good book. 

Happy reading!

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