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I'm a long time Gnome user. Just did a groupinstall of KDE 4.6 from standard Fedora repos to check it out. I logged out of Gnome, into KDE, and I can barely read any text on windows. Now it's not like the start menu, or my browser, has tiny text. It's just like any normal applications, including the terminal, look like they are running at 10x the resolution of my desktop, and are tiny.

This may be painfully obvious, but I have no idea what I'm doing in KDE, and of course having a tough time even reading what menus are.
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Choose Application Appearance, second from left on the top row.

Then choose Fonts on the left side. Click Defaults, which is the second button from the left at the bottom, then Apply, at the far bottom right. You may need to log out and log back in for everything to take effect.

Edit: It could also be that things are being scaled down due to you having the 42" HDTV hooked up. In that case, also on the Fonts page, you can force the DPI to match your (24") monitor.
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