Help Adjusting Page Content Size

We want our pages to be accessible to everyone. Find below help for making adjustments to page zoom (that is, the sizing of text and image content). Instructions are based on your operating system and browser.

Operating System Windows
Mac
Linux

Internet Explorer 9

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out) or
Via Menu
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In", or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)
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Internet Explorer 8

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out) or
  • Hold the "Alt" key and press "P" to open the Page menu, then press "Z" to select "Zoom." A list of zoom levels and commands will appear. Select the level that best meets your needs.
Via Menu
  • In the bottom right corner of the Internet Explorer window, click the arrow to the right of the change zoom level button and select a zoom level or command, or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)
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Internet Explorer 7

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out) or
  • Hold the "Alt" key and press "P" to open the Page menu, then press "Z" to select "Zoom." A list of zoom levels and commands will appear. Select the level that best meets your needs.
Via Menu
  • In the bottom right corner of the Internet Explorer window, click the arrow to the right of the change zoom level button and select a zoom level or command, or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)
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Internet Explorer 6

Via Keyboard

First, you must tell Internet Explorer to ignore the normal font size by doing the following:

  1. Hold the "Alt" key and press "T" to open the Tools menu, then press "O" to select "Internet Options"
  2. Hold the "Alt" key and press "E" to open the Accessibility dialog box
  3. Press the "Tab" key several times until a box appears around "Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages," then press the spacebar to check the checkbox

Next, you may change the text size by doing the following:

  • Hold the "Alt" key and press "V" to open the View menu, then press "X" to select "Text Size." A list of text sizes appears. Select the size that best meets your needs.
Via Menu

First, you must tell Internet Explorer to ignore the normal font size by doing the following:

  1. Open the Tools menu and select "Internet Options"
  2. Click the "Accessibility" button in the lower right of the Internet Options dialog box
  3. Check the box labeled "Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages"

Next, you may change the text size by doing the following:

  • Open the View menu, select "Text Size," and select the size that best meets your needs.
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Firefox 3

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In"
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Firefox 2 and earlier

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to increase text size (and "-" to decrease text size)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel down to increase text size (scroll up to decrease text size) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Text Size," and then select "Increase"
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Safari

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key
Via Menu
  • Open the "View" menu in the menu bar and select "Make Text Bigger"
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Chrome

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "command" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "control" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In"
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Chrome

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "command" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "control" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In"
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Safari

Via Keyboard
  • Hold "command" key and press the "+" key
Via Menu
  • Open the "View" menu in the menu bar and select "Make Text Bigger"
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Firefox, version 3

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "command" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (and "-" to zoom out)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "control" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In"
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Firefox, version 2 and earlier

Via Keyboard
  • Hold the "command" key and press the "+" key to increase text size (and "-" to decrease text size)
Via Menu
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "control" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel down to increase text size (scroll up to decrease text size) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Text Size," and then select "Increase"
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