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Increase the size of web pages Font size and zoom in Browser


Increase the size of web pages Font size and zoom in Browser 
Sometimes we face the problem while browsing on some websites font is so small we can not read it in this case how we will increase the font size or zoom in and zoom out.

Increase the size of web pages Font size and zoom in Browser

Applies to Firefox Browser

Zoom is a feature which allows you to increase or decrease either the size of a web page (Page Zoom, which is the default zoom) or the size of all text displayed in a web page (Text Zoom) in order to improve readability on a website basis.

But how to do this easily?

There are few easy methods using which we can Increase the size of web pages Font size and zoom

Methods Using Keyboard

1.
To zoom in, increasing the size, press and hold CTRL while pressing + button.

2.
To zoom out, decreasing the size, press and hold ctrl while pressing - button

3.
To reset size back to normal, press and hold ctrl while pressing 0 button.

Using Mouse –
If your mouse has a scroll wheel, press and hold ctrl while scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.

Menu
Press the Alt key to temporarily bring up the traditional Firefox menus.
At the top of the Firefox window, click the
View menu,
Then go to zoom.
1.
Select either Zoom In, Zoom Out, or Reset for their corresponding action

Toolbar
Right-click on an empty section of the Tab Strip, select
Customize and the Customize Toolbar window will open.

2.  In the Customize Toolbar window, click and drag the "Zoom Controls" toolbar item to the desired place on one of your toolbars.

 3. Click done to save the changes to your toolbars.

4.
Now you can use the + icon on the customized toolbar to zoom in and zoom out the.

How do I switch to Text Zoom?

To switch to Text Zoom:

1.
Press the Alt key to temporarily bring up the traditional Firefox menus. At the top of the Firefox window, click the View menu, then go to zoom.

2.
Select Zoom Text Only, which will make the controls only apply to text, not images.

How do I set the minimum text size for Text Zoom?

You can configure Firefox to display all text at a minimum font size.
If a web page contains text that is smaller than your defined minimum size, Firefox increases the font size of the text to this minimum.

To set a minimum text size:

1.
At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options

2.
Select the Content panel.

3.
In the Fonts & Colors pane, click Advanced....

4.
In the Minimum Font Size drop-down, select the minimum size in pixels in which all text must be displayed.

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12 comments:

Jim June 12, 2012  

very useful stuff for a browser newbie

The HorrorGames June 12, 2012  

Everyday is a good day to learn something new :D

Renu June 12, 2012  

I always need such info:)

Treat and Trick June 12, 2012  

This is helpful for ease of reading!

Destination Infinity June 12, 2012  

Ctrl + is a very useful functionality. I knew it only before about one and a half years. I wish I knew it before that.

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Daniel Boone August 28, 2012  

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