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Change FontSize of Status Icons



Is is possible to reduce the font size of the "Sensor Message only on Status Related Background"? We are using a big monitor and a map solution 1920x1080 and like to show a lot of devices in our network. So we like to reduce the font size of the described status icon.

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Created on Mar 10, 2014 1:21:51 PM

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Dear Sabine,

please paste following code into your <PRTG install path>\webroot\css\styles_custom.css (create the file if it does not exist)

.map_icon_customfont .moreicon {
  display: none;
.map_icon_customfont, .map_icon_customfont div, .map_icon_customfont span, td.map_icon_customfont {
  font-size: 12px;
  font-weight: bold;
.map_icon_customfont .status {
  font-size: 8px;
  font-weight: normal;

and the following code in a new file called for example <PRTG install path>\webroot\mapobjects\sensormessagesmallfont.htm

<!--Status Icons: Sensor Message only on Status Related Background Small Font-->
<div class="map_object map_icon2 map_icon_customfont <#sensor type="colorclassofstate" prefix="map_iconcolor_" id="<@objectid>">" id="<@itemid>" objectid="<@objectid>" subid="<@subid>" style="<#mapobject type="coordinates" subid="<@subid>" mode="<@editmode>">">
	<#mapobject type="objectgrip" mode="<@editmode>">
	<#mapobject type="htmlbefore" subid="<@subid>">
  <#checkobjecttype objecttype="sensor" nicemessage="true" id="<@objectid>">

  <#objectproperty name="Name" id="<@objectid>">
  <#objectstatus name="message" show="textraw" id="<@objectid>">

  <#mapobject type="htmlafter" subid="<@subid>">

Then reload your mapeditor and you should have a new mapobject in the "Staus Icons" category named "Sensor Message only on Status Related Background Small Font".

In the styles_custom.css adjust the two "font-size" parameters as you like.

Regards, Daniel

Created on Mar 11, 2014 1:05:21 PM by  Daniel Elsner [Paessler Support]



Hello Daniel, great! This will help me a lot! Best regards, Sabine

Created on Mar 12, 2014 8:54:41 AM




Is this still possible? If so, how? I was having trouble with changing the font size, absolute or relative units both had no effect on the font so I ended up scaling the whole thing with transform:scale(x,x) which worked pretty well. But after the update to its broken.


Created on Feb 2, 2018 3:02:57 PM



Hi Ben,

Sorry, we're trying to keep the modifications done to maps as little as possible with the new interface. Please check out Are There Any Alternatives To Maps? instead :)

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Feb 5, 2018 9:03:22 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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