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Change Browser font size

Changing the font size may cause pages to not be displayed as they were intended.

Internet Explorer

Click on Pages in the upper right corner of the browser.


Click on Text Size.

Choose the size that you desire.


This will not change the font size if the website defines it's own size font.

If the size doesn't change follow the instructions bellow.

Open the Tools Menu, located in the upper right corner of the browser.


Click on Internet Options, listed at the bottom of the Drop Down.

IE-Tools-Internet Options.bmp

Make sure you are on the General Tab.

Click on the Accessability Button underneath of Appearance at the bottom.

IE-Internet Options-Accessibiity button.bmp

Place a check mark in the box labeled "Ignore font sizes specified on webpages."

IE-Internet Options-Accessibiity-Ignore Font.bmp

Click OK then Click OK again.

Restart Internet Explorer.


Click on Tools in the upper Left corner.

Firefox-Tools Menu.bmp

Click on Options.

Firefox-Tools Drop Down.bmp

Click on the Content tab


Click on the Advanced button underneath the Fonts and Size button.


Set the Size box that follows the Proportional box to your desired font size.


Change the Minimum Font size box to your desired minimum size.

Firefox-Tools-Options-Font-Advanced Min.bmp

Uncheck the box labeled "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above."

Firefox-Tools-Options-Font-Advanced Check.bmp

Click OK then OK again.

Restart Firefox.


Click on the Wrench icon in the upper right hand corner or the browser.


Click on OChrome-Menu-Options.bmpptions near the bottom of the list.


Click on "Under the Hood" on the right hand side of the window.


In the "Web Content" Section, choose the size Font that you would like.

Chrome-Options-Web Content.gif

This will not change the font size if the website defines it's own size font.


Click on the Gear icon in the upper right corner of the browser.


Click on Preferences.


Click on the Appearance tab.

Put a check mark in the box labeled "Never display fonts smaller than:"

Type in your desired font size.



This setting may cause webpages to display improperly.

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Last modified
03:00, 17 Dec 2013



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