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I need to increase the font in my Inspect Element window in Chrome.

I found a tutorial on how to do it:

According to the Chrome website, the User Data directory should be ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default, but I don't see "Google" under "Application Support".

Does anyone know where else the User Data directory could be?

My Chrome is up to date (version 23.0.1271.101). Running on OS X 10.7.4 Lion.

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Are you aware that ~ means /Users/<username>? – William Jackson Dec 21 '12 at 19:49
I didn't know that. Thank you! However, I don't see a "Library" folder inside my user folder. – Nelu Malancea Dec 21 '12 at 19:56
@johnym That's because it's hidden by default on OS X 10.7 and up. – Daniel Beck Dec 21 '12 at 20:21

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Home/Library is a hidden folder on recent (10.7+) releases of OSX.

To get to the correct folder, do this:

  • Open a new Finder window
  • Press CommandShiftG
  • Type in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default

You are now in your profile directory. Click on the directory named User StyleSheets, and edit Custom.css to your heart's content!

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Going to try converting @William-Jackson's comment into an answer.

Are you looking at: /Library/Application Support?
Or, are you looking at: /Users/*johnym*/Library/Application Support/Google.....?

The second one is where you should be able to find the user data directory.

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Thanks! As I responded to @William-Jackson, I do not have a "Library" folder inside my user folder. – Nelu Malancea Dec 21 '12 at 20:05

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