Increase the minimum font size is new forms and documents (e.g. a memo).
Notes 8.5 and Notes 9.x Standard Clients:
File --> Preferences --> Fonts --> Change from Normal to Large Fonts or Extra Large Fonts.
Pre- Notes 8.5:
Introduced in Notes5.x. Similar to Large Fonts selection in Notes 4.x. This setting affects the size in forms, documents, and workspace icons. It does not affect menu options and dialog boxes as those are controled via the system control Display panel icon's themes.
x = number between 0 and 25 to increase the font. x=0 is no change. A negative number decreases the font size.
Note: Using a negative number in Notes 6.5 could crash / hang certain Notes clients.
Introduced in Notes 6.x. Affects dialog and menu text sizes but not documents or forms.