Accessibility 2017-08-04T18:38:08+00:00

Most browsers and computers allow you to change the size of text, to make text either smaller or larger.

Changing text size in the browser

Google Chrome

  • Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button
  • Locate Zoom
  • Select + (plus) or (minus) to make text larger or smaller – 100% is default size

You can find out more about the Chrome browser at the Google website

Microsoft Edge

  • Click the More button (three dots at the top right of the screen)
  • Locate Zoom
  • Select + (plus) or (minus) to make text larger or smaller – 100% is default size.

You can find out more about the Edge browser at the Microsoft website

 Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

  • Open the view menu
  • Select text size
  • Select your preferred text size

You can find out more about the Internet Explorer 11 browser at the Microsoft website.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open the view menu
  • Select text size
  • Select your preferred text size from the available options
  • Alternatively hold down the ‘ctrl’ and use the ‘+’ or ‘-‘ key to make the text larger or smaller

You can find out more about the Firefox browser at the Mozilla Firefox website.

Apple Safari

  • Open the View menu
  • Select ‘make text bigger’ to increase the text size, or ‘make text smaller’ to decrease the text size
  • Alternatively hold down the ‘CMD’ and use the ‘+’ or ‘-‘ key to make the text larger or smaller

You can find out more about the Safari browser at the Apple website.

Opera

  • Open view
  • Select Zoom and choose a size by %
  • Alternatively select the browser window and use ‘+’ to make the text larger and ‘-‘ to make it smaller

You can find out more about the Opera browser at the Opera website.