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Text resizing

You can make the text larger or smaller on this site, or on any website you visit by changing the settings on your computer.

Check your web browser

To check which version of internet browser is installed on your machine:
  • open your browser
  • select Help from the top menu of your browser
  • select About (followed by your browser name) from the drop down list.
The screen that comes up will display which browser and version you are using.

Change the text size

How to change the text size in:
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 or 8.0
    Select view, select text size from the menu and choose a size from the options largest to smallest
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2 (Macintosh)
    Select view, select text zoom and choose a size from the options 50% - 300% or larger or smaller.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0
    Select view, select internet options from the menu. Choose fonts and change the size to small or large.
  • Netscape 6.0, and 4.0
    Select edit and select preferences from the menu; a new window will open. Select appearance from the left-hand side menu within the new window. Under fonts reset the size (for example, 10, 12, 14 and so on).
  • Mozilla Firefox
    Select view, select text zoom from the menu and choose a percentage size or select larger or smaller.
  • Opera
    Select view and select zoom from the menu, and then select a size from the list.
  • Safari
    Select view and then select make text bigger to increase the font size or make text smaller to reduce the font size.
  • Chrome
    Select the spanner icon and then increase or decrease the zoom.
OR to add and use shortcuts in the address bar:

Select view and then select text size; two new buttons will appear next to the refresh button, a small A and a larger A. Select the large A to increase the font size or the small A to reduce it.


Last updated 17 July 2012
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