Changing text size using Safari

  • Click on the ‘ View ‘ menu with the mouse.
  • Click on ‘ Make Text Bigger’ or Make Text Smaller to change the font size

Or to to use keyboard shortcuts:

  • Increase or decrease the text size with ‘ Apple ‘ and ‘ + ‘ (plus) and ‘ Apple ‘ and ‘ – ‘ (minus).

Take the following steps to set a larger text size for all the pages you visit:

  • Click on the ‘ Safari ‘ menu with the mouse and then then click on ‘ Preferences ‘ or press ‘ Apple ‘ + ,’ (Comma).
  • Click on the ‘ Appearance ‘ icon or press ‘ Ctrl ‘ + ‘ F5 ‘ to highlight the ‘ General ‘ icon and then press the right arrow key to highlight ‘ Appearance ‘ then press the ‘ Spacebar ‘
  • Click on ‘ Select ‘ next to ‘ Standard font: ‘ box or press ‘ Tab ‘ once to highlight the ‘ Select ‘ button and then press the ‘ Spacebar ‘
  • This will bring up the ‘ Fonts ‘ window click on font size you want under the ‘ Sizes ‘ heading or press ‘ Ctrl ‘ + ‘ F6 ‘ then ‘ Ctrl ‘ + ‘ F7 ‘ then ‘ Tab ‘ twice to enter the ‘ Sizes ‘ box were you can type in the font size you want and then press ‘ Enter ‘.
  • Click on the ‘ Fonts ‘ box close button or press ‘ Esc ‘.
  • Click on the ‘ Appearance ‘ window close button or press ‘ Esc ‘ to return to Safari.
  • On pages that support it the text size should now have changed.

You can also change the text size in these other browsers:

Internet Explorer, Opera, Netscape, Mozilla Firefox.

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