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Text size in web browsers

If you require text to be larger, use the text size controls built into your web-browser (the software you view web pages with). To access these controls, perform the following actions:

Internet Explorer 5, 5.5, 6

  1. Select 'View' from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down the menu box, until you reach the option labelled 'Text Size'.
  3. A further menu will appear from which you can select the text size you require.
text size guide

Mozilla and Netscape 6+

  1. Select ‘View’ from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down the menu box until you reach the option labelled ‘Text Zoom’
  3. A further menu will appear from which you can select the zoom level you require
text size guide

Firefox

  1. Select ‘View’ from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down the menu box until you reach the option labelled ‘Text Size’
  3. A further menu will appear from which you can increase or decrease the size of your text.
  4. Repeat the above steps to increase or decrease the size further
text size guide

Opera

  1. Select ‘View’ from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down the menu box until you reach the option labelled ‘Zoom’
  3. A further menu will appear from which you can zoom in or out by the amount you select. This option will increase the visual size of images as well as text
text size guide

Netscape Communicator 4.7

  1. Select ‘View’ from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down and select either “Increase Font” or “Decrease Font” to increase or decrease text size respectively
text size guide

Amaya 8.6

  1. Select ‘Views’ from the menu bar at the top of your browser
  2. Move down and select either ‘Zoom In’ or ‘Zoom Out’ to increase or decrease the zoom level. This option will increase the visual size of images as well as text
text size guide

Please note that changing text size through your browser controls will very often affect the size of text on subsequent websites that you visit so you should become comfortable with changing these settings as you require.