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How to increase browser text size

Windows Users

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x-6.x)

Internet Explorer (version 7.0 and greater)

Netscape (version 4.x)

Netscape (version 6.0 and greater)

Firefox 1.0

Mozilla 1.7

 

Mac OS Users

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x and greater)

Netscape (version 4.x)

Netscape (version 6.0 and higher)

Firefox 1.0

Mozilla 1.7

Safari 1.2.4

Windows Users

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x-6.x)

To change the text sizes in Internet Explorer (versions 5.x-6.x) for Windows, you must first disable style sheets. To do so, follow the directions below:

  1. From he Menu Bar, select Tools and click Internet Options

  2. Select the General tab and click the box entitled Accessibility

  3. Ensure that all three buttons under Formatting are checked

  4. Click OK in Accessibility dialog box

  5. Click OK in Internet Options dialog box

  6. Click Refresh

After successfully disabling style sheets,

  1. From the Menu Bar.select View

  2. Scroll to Text Size and choose your preference

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Internet Explorer (version 7.0 and greater)

To change text sizes in Internet Explorer (version 7.0 and greater) for Windows:

  1. From the Menu Bar. select View

  2. Scroll to Text Size and choose your preference

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Netscape (version 4.x)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 4.x) for Windows, you must first disable style sheets. To do so, follow the directions below:

  1. From the Menu Bar. select Edi>Preferences

  2. Click on the Advanced category and deselect the item entitled Enable Style Sheets

  3. Click OK

  4. Click Reload

After successfully disabling style sheets,

  1. From the Menu Bar,.select View

  2. Scroll down to Increase Font

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Netscape (version 6.0 and greater)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 6.0 and greater) for Windows:

  1. From he Menu Bar, select View

  2. Scroll down to Text Zoom and choose your preferences.

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Firefox 1.0

  1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase

  2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

  1. From the Firefox Menu Bar, select Tools>Options.

  2. Click on General

  3. Click on Fonts & Colors.

  4. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.

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Mozilla

  1. From the Menu Bar, select Edit>Preferences.

  2. Double click Appearance and select Fonts.

  3. On the right panel set the font sizes. Minimum font size can also be set.

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Mac OS users

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x and greater)

To change text sizes in Internet Explorer (versions 5.x and greater) for Mac OS:

  1. From the Menu Bar, select View

  2. Scroll down to Text Zoom and choose your preference

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Netscape (version 4.x)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 4.x) for Mac you must first disable style sheets. To do so, follow the directions below:

  1. From the Menu Bar, selectt Edit and click Preferences

  2. Click on the Advanced category and deselect the item entitled Enable Style Sheets

  3. Click OK

  4. Click Reload

After successfully disabling style sheets,

  1. From the Menu Bar, select View

  2. Scroll down to Increase Font

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Netscape (version 6.0 and higher)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 6.0 & higher) for Mac OS:

  1. From the Menu Bar, select View

  2. Scroll down to Text Zoom

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Firefox 1.0

  1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase

  2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

  1. From the Firefox menu bar, select Firefox>Preferences.

  2. Click on Fonts & Colors.

  3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size can also be set.

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Mozilla 1.7

  1. From the Mozilla Menu select View>Text Zoom>Increase

  2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

  1. From the Mozilla Menu select Preferences.

  2. Click on Appearance then click on Fonts.

  3. Set the font sizes.

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Safari 1.2.4

  1. From the Safari menu, select Preferences.

  2. Click Appearance.

  3. To change the standard font or fixed-width font used in pages, click the appropriate Select button.

  4. Change the font size using the slider bar.

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