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A Simple Way to Increase, or Decrease, Text Size

An easy way to increase or decrease text size on most any type of Windows software is to rest your cursor over the software you are using, press and hold the Ctrl key, and then scroll the wheel on your mouse forward and backward. Pushing it forward increases text size, and going backward decreases the text size. You can also press and hold the Ctrl key and then hit either the "+" or "-" key for the same results!

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Are there any hotkeys to increase text size on web pages. Some text I can read easily but other pages I find difficult.


This works in both windows and most linux systems, pressing Ctrl and the + button will increase the font size , while pressing ctrl and - will decrease it.

Mar 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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printer using small type font size when printing from web pages


Hi,

I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
you can use Smart Web printing software to print webpages:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00793678&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en

also, perform the steps below:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

Mar 15, 2009 | HP PSC 2355 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How to increase the font size when printing?


Hi,
I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

Dec 15, 2008 | HP Photosmart C3180 All-In-One InkJet...

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printer font size


Hi,
I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

Aug 21, 2008 | HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet...

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Size of font on the printed page too small


Hi,

It depends on the print settings of the application but not All-in-One software.
Please perform the steps below to resolve:
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

Jul 15, 2008 | HP Photosmart C6100 All-In-One Printer

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