Changing text size

Internet Explorer 6

To change the text size:

  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 by clicking on it or by using the up and down arrow keys to select it and then press ' Enter ' .

Internet Explorer 7

To enlarge the whole browser window, press ' Ctrl ' + ' + ' to increase the zoom and ' Ctrl ' + ' - ' to decrease the zoom.

To change the text size:

  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 '.
  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 ' .

Firefox 1.5 / 2.0

To change the text size

  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.

Safari

Note: Mac key convention: ' Ctrl ' is used for 'Control', ' Apple ' is used for 'Command' and ' Alt ' is used for the 'Option' key .

Note: For keyboard access make sure ' Full keyboard access ' is turned on - you can turn it on or off; by pressing ' Ctrl ' + ' F1 ' at any time.

  1. Click on the ' View ' menu with the mouse.
  2. Click on ' Make Text Bigger' or Make Text Smaller to change the font size as shown in Fig 1.

Or to to use keyboard shortcuts:

Increase or decrease the text size with ' Apple ' and ' + ' (plus) and ' Apple ' and ' - ' (minus).