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Text Resizing

How to resize text on your screen

You can resize text on your screen using common functions available in your browser with keyboard commands, your mouse, or menu options.



Using keyboard commands (in most browsers)

Ctrl + Ctrl -
Hold down the Control key and the + (plus) key at the same time to increase text size on screen. Hold down the Control key and the - (minus) key at the same time to decrease text size on screen.


Scrolling with your mouse wheel

If your mouse has a wheel, some browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc., let you increase text size using your mouse wheel in combination with the Control key.

Ctrl + scroll up Ctrl + scroll down
Hold down the Control key and scroll up with your mouse wheel to increase text size on screen. Hold down the Control key and scroll up with your mouse wheel to increase text size on screen.


Zoom In / Zoom Out

Some browsers let you Zoom In or Zoom Out using the magnification setting at the bottom right of your screen.

Magnification settings

Changing text size through the View menu

You can change the text size directly in your browser in the View menu.

Internet ExplorerPage > Text Size > Smaller / Medium / Larger
Mozilla FirefoxView > Zoom > Zoom In / Zoom Out


The above table shows some of the most common ways to resize text on your screen and is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Please refer to your browser's online Help for information on additional methods.