How to increase font size

The Town of Cambridge web site is designed to let you change the text size through standard browser settings.  Refer to the table below on how to change the settings, based on your browser. 

 

Windows Users  

 Mac OS users

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x-6.x)

To change the text sizes in Internet Explorer (versions 5.x-6.x) for Windows:

From the Menu Bar, select Tools and click Internet Options

Select the General tab and click the box entitled Accessibility

Ensure that all three buttons under Formatting are checked

Click OK in Accessibility dialog box

Click OK in Internet Options dialog box

Click Refresh

After successfully disabling style sheets,

From the Menu Bar.select View

Scroll to Text Size and choose your preference

Internet Explorer (versions 5.x and greater)

To change text sizes in Internet Explorer (versions 5.x and greater) for Mac OS:

From the Menu Bar, select View

Scroll down to Text Zoom and choose your preference

Internet Explorer (version 7.0 and greater)

To change text sizes in Internet Explorer (version 7.0 and greater)

From the Menu Bar. select View

Scroll to Text Size and choose your preference

Safari 1.2.4

From the Safari menu, select Preferences.

Click Appearance.

To change the standard font or fixed-width font used in pages, click the appropriate Select button.

Change the font size using the slider bar.

 

 Netscape (version 4.x)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 4.x) for Windows, you must first disable style sheets. To do so, follow the directions below:

From the Menu Bar. select Edi>Preferences

Click on the Advanced category and deselect the item entitled Enable Style Sheets

Click OK

Click Reload

After successfully disabling style sheets,

From the Menu Bar,.select View

Scroll down to Increase Font

 Netscape (version 4.x)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 4.x) for Mac you must first disable style sheets. To do so, follow the directions below:

From the Menu Bar, selectt Edit and click Preferences

Click on the Advanced category and deselect the item entitled Enable Style Sheets

Click OK

Click Reload

After successfully disabling style sheets,

From the Menu Bar, select View

Scroll down to Increase Font

Netscape (version 6.0 and greater)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 6.0 and greater) for Windows:

From he Menu Bar, select View

Scroll down to Text Zoom and choose your preferences

 Netscape (version 6.0 and higher)

To change text sizes in Netscape (version 6.0 & higher) for Mac OS:

From the Menu Bar, select View

Scroll down to Text Zoom

Firefox 1.0

From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase

This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

From the Firefox Menu Bar, select Tools>Options.

Click on General

Click on Fonts & Colors.

Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.

Firefox 1.0

From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase

This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

From the Firefox menu bar, select Firefox>Preferences.

Click on Fonts & Colors.

Set the font sizes. Minimum font size can also be set.

Mozilla

From the Menu Bar, select Edit>Preferences.

Double click Appearance and select Fonts.

On the right panel set the font sizes. Minimum font size can also be set.

Mozilla 1.7

From the Mozilla Menu select View>Text Zoom>Increase

This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:

From the Mozilla Menu select Preferences.

Click on Appearance then click on Fonts.

Set the font sizes.

 Google Chrome

You can adjust the size of everything on the webpages you visit, including text, images, and videos.

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the "Web Content" section, use the "Page zoom" drop-down menu to adjust the zoom.

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 11/09/2014