Making Text Larger

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Making text larger in Firefox 1.5 / 2

Follow these steps to increase or decrease the size of the text for the web page you are viewing:

  1. Open the ' View ' menu with the mouse or by press ' Alt ' and ' V ' at the same time.
  2. Select the ' Text Size ' option with the mouse or by pressing 'Z' .
  3. Increase or decrease the text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing ' Enter '.
  4. Alternatively you can press ' Ctrl ' and ' + ' to increase the text size, ' Ctrl ' and ' - ' to decrease the text size. ' Ctrl ' and ' 0 ' returns you to the default 'normal' size.

Making text larger in Internet Explorer 7

For the first time in Internet Explorer a zoom feature is included which allows you to enlarge the whole browser window.

to do this press ' Ctrl ' + ' + ' to increase the zoom and ' Ctrl ' + ' - ' to decrease the zoom.

You can also change the text size. The way to do this does depend on how the site has been built.

For many sites you only need to do the following:

  1. Open the ' Page ' menu with the mouse or by pressing ' Alt'+'P ' .
  2. Select the ' Text Size ' option with the mouse or by pressing ' X '. See Fig 1.
  3. Choose your preferred text size by clicking on it or by using the up and down arrow keys to select it and then press ' Enter ' .

Making text larger in Internet Explorer 5 / 6

  1. Open the ' View ' menu with the mouse or by pressing ' Alt'+'V ' .
  2. Select the ' Text Size ' option with the mouse or by pressing ' X ' .
  3. Choose your preferred text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing ' Enter ' or by clicking on it.

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