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Adjust Web Page Font Size

Posted By On November 17, 2004 @ 12:05 PM In Using The Internet | Comments Disabled

Q:
Is there anything I can do about web pages with fonts that are too small to read or so large that they waste browser space?

A:
Yes, there is hope. You can avoid eye strain or the loss of vast amounts of browser real estate. You can increase / decrease the font size of your browser. Here’s How:

Internet Explorer & Outlook Express Users:

Click your View menu, Text Size , and select the size you want to view your web pages at.

Netscape Users:

Click the View menu and select either ” Increase Font ” or ” Decrease Font “

Opera Users:

In the upper right hand corner of the toolbar there is a drop-down menu to zoom in or out. You can also go to View and Zoom , then select the percentage. The cool thing about Opera compared to other browsers is that it doesn’t just increase the text size, but the graphics as well!

One quick note:
Keep in mind that when the people who designed the page you’re looking at set it up, they may have designated a specific text size that you’re overriding. So, if a page looks bad at one of your “custom” text sizes, you know why!

~ Steve


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