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Is there any way to increase the console's font size? My resolution is 1920x1080 so the font size is very small.

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Yes it is possible.

1 - Navigate to this folder: steamapps\common\dota 2 beta\dota

2 - Locate this file : pak01_dir.vpk

3 - Open this file with a text editor, Notepad++ is a great free software for this.

4 - Find (CTRL+F) "ConsoleText" in this said file, it should look something like this (in my file, it's at line 46771:

"ConsoleText"
{
    "1"
    {
        "name"      "Lucida Console"
        "tall"      "10" // This is the font size.
        "weight"    "500"
    }
}

Now simply change the tall attribute to something that suit you, perhaps 15.

Before performing any changes to this file, it's always a good idea to create a copy of it if something goes wrong even if the manipulations are quite simple.

Hope this answers your question.

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