I use macbook air, Preview is brilliant, But seems can not zoom out microsoft document(word, excel), So I want to change the default font size.

But how?

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Enter the following command into the terminal. Quit and relaunch Preview.

defaults write com.apple.Preview NSSystemFontSize -int X

Change X to desired font size.

Source: http://www.macosxtips.co.uk/index_files/13-things-you-didnt-know-about-preview.php

Oh, and to Apple - ever heard of UI?!

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