Android Question Button/Label Text, Font Scale & Accessibility


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An odd client reports that the text in buttons or labels is scrolling wide of the available space and cutting to the next line. Consequently the text is poorly presented making for a very poor user experience. Investigation reveals that the user has changed the system setting font scaling to > 1 which overides the layout font size.

Clearly we wish our apps to accomodate all settings and we could of course override the system setting to force the label/button text to the intended size. On the other hand it is poor practice to override a user setting that may have been changed to assist their accesibility.

What do we consider best practice here? How to implement it?