Changing Font Size in Web Browsers

by on August 26, 2007

Q: The font on web pages has changed and now some of them are so small that I cannot read them. I do not remember doing anything different or changing anything, please help!

A: Sometimes the sizes of display fonts in your web browser are changed accidentally by a combination of keystrokes. There are two ways to change the size of fonts in Internet Explorer. If you click on Page > Text Size then you can choose the size you are most comfortable using. Medium is the default font size setting. You can also change the font size by holding down the Control key and clicking + or - to increase or decrease size respectfully.

If you use Firefox, you can change the font size by clicking on View > Text Size and choose Increase or Decrease. Like in Internet Explorer, you can also change the font size by holding down the Control key and clicking + or -.