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My text suddenly changed to a size too small for me to see and I therefore used Google and changed the text size by using ctrl + to make it larger but it is now too large and I cannot get it down to a size where I can see everything I need on the screen although I used the ctrl- to reduce it. Can you help?

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  • Daniel Wakefield
    Daniel Wakefield May 21, 2011

    What exactly are you changing the font size on? Windows, Internet explorer or some other browser?

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Your question is not quite clear, but i will presume this is a problem with your internet browser.
for Chrome: Customize and Control > Zoom > 100% Firefox: View > Zoom > Reset

Posted on May 21, 2011

  • almatobias May 22, 2011

    I have gmail. the font on my inbox suddenly changed to so small I cannot read it. Please advise (I am 87 years old) simply to accomplish this.

  • Eli Elle May 22, 2011

    Did you try using the solution I posted?
    Does this happen only with your Gmail, or every other website?
    What browser are you using?
    if you are using Firefox, try to press Ctr+0 [zero] to reset to the default font size.
    If this is happening with all the websites, you can change Firefox default settings at Tools>Options>Content>Default Font and Size> [Set larger font]
    if it ONLY happens to Gmail, then press Ctrl + Zero on the keyboard and it will reset to default viewing size.
    if you are using Internet Explorer, then you can use the accessibility settings: Tools > internet options > accessibility > check box "ignore font sizes on webpages".
    If you are using Google Chrome, you can do this at Wrench button > options > Under The Hood > Web Content > and click "Change font and language settings"
    To just change the zooming of the page you are viewing, then try just holding Ctrl button and use the "+" and "-" keys to zoom in and out. This works on IE, Chrome and Firefox.
    I understand this might be a bit challenging to you. if you cant figure it out, have someone help you. it's fairly easy to do. I hope this was helpful

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Change text size on chrome


Ctrl + zoom in
Ctrl - zoom out
Ctrl 0 - 100%
If you want to change the text size overall, you have to go to settings.

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How to change text size in Internet Explorer


Some web sites use larger text while others use small, hard-to-read text. To change the size of text that appears on a web page in Internet Explorer, follow one of the two procedures below.<br /> <br /> <b>To change text size:</b><br /> <br /> To make the text that is displayed in your web browser larger or smaller, click View on Internet Explorer's menu bar. From the drop-down menu, select Text Size. The five choices for text size will appear: Largest, Larger, Medium, Smaller, and Smallest. Medium is selected by default, but you can choose the size that you want. To change to a different size, just go back to the View menu and choose a new size.<br /> <br /> Internet Explorer saves the selection that you make. If you load a new web page, or close and reopen your browser, the text size will remain at the level that you've chosen, until you choose differently.<br /> <br /> <b>To zoom:</b><br /> <br /> Another way to alter text size is to use the Zoom feature. Zoom increases or decreases text size, but it will also make everything else on the page (such as graphics) larger or smaller as well. Zoom options can be found under the View menu, next to Zoom. You can choose a preset percentage to zoom, or enter a custom value, or just go larger or smaller by stepped increments.<br /> <br /> The nice thing about zoom is that it has keyboard shortcuts associated with it, unlike the Text Size feature. By pressing [CTRL][+] you can zoom in (make everything appear larger) and [CTRL][-] will zoom out. If you want to reset the zoom value back to the standard view, press [CTRL][0]. These shortcuts will affect text size, but only in proportion with everything else on the page.<br /> <br /> Some web sites (such as Yahoo) are designed so that the Text Size feature won't override the text size specified in the site's code. For sites like these, you can use the Zoom feature to enlarge or reduce text size.

on Feb 09, 2011 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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How can I letter size of google


You can use following shortcuts for increase/decrease texts on Google chrome browser.

Larger: Ctrl + + on the numeric keypad (hold down Ctrl and press +), or Ctrl + = on the main keyboard

Smaller: Ctrl + -

Normal: Ctrl + 0

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Google internet text is TOO small


Hi,
Its a easy thing you can do it.

Press control button(Ctrl) and same time use you mouse scroll to make text size small or big.

1. Scroll forward for increase the font size.
2. Scroll backward for decrease the font size.


thanks for using Fixya.

May 16, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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As I stated the text is very small, and I would liken to make it larger.


Hi,

Please try one of the following shortcuts:

  1. Hold down the Ctrl key and hit + on the keyboard to increase the text size. - to decrese.
  2. Hold down the Ctrl key and use the mouse wheel in the scroll-up mode to increase the text size. Scroll-down mode to decrease the text size.

Hope this helps.

-regards,
M

Mar 08, 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.

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Text size on screen too small


Have you tried this? In Internet Explorer, use View > Text Size to alter. Also, if you use a scroll mouse, it is possible for that to adjust your size (by holding down the Ctrl button while scrolling up or down).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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