Computer Tip: How to Easily Enlarge Webpage or Email Fonts


Every now and again you may come across a webpage or an email and the fonts are just too small to read. There is an easy way to enlarge, or decrease if needed, the fonts on the screen so that you can view the screen easier.

On a Windows computer –

  • Hold down the Ctrl key and press the + (plus) key. Every time you press the + (plus) key the font will enlarge more.
  • To reduce the font size, hold down the Ctrl key and press the – (minus) key. Every time you press the – (minus) key the font will decrease more.

On a Mac computer –

  • Hold down the Command key and press the + (plus) key. Every time you press the + (plus) key the font will enlarge more.
  • To reduce the font size, hold down the Command key and press the – (minus) key. Every time you press the – (minus) key the font will decrease more.

 

If you have a mouse with a wheel, if you hold down the Ctrl key on Windows or the Command key on a Mac and the scroll the wheel on the mouse up or down, it will also enlarge or decrease the font.

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