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Google Chrome Browser - Adjusting Text Size

  • Synopsis: Published: 2009-05-06 (Revised/Updated 2013-12-12) - Guide to using keyboard shortcuts to increase or decrease the text size when using the Google Chrome browser. For further information pertaining to this article contact: Disabled World.

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Guide to using keyboard shortcuts to increase or decrease the web page text size when using the Google Chrome browser.

Adjusting the Font Size in the Google Chrome Browser

The following options and keyboard shortcuts let you increase or decrease the text size when using the Google Chrome browser

Depending on the webpage, zooming in or zooming out may affect the webpage's layout, causing inadvertent affects. Also, there are some limits to how large or small you can adjust the text size.

Using the mouse to adjust text size:

a) Click the "Control the current page" button.

b) Select "Text Zoom".

c) Select "Larger" or "Smaller", or "Normal" to make text the default size.

Using your keyboard to adjust text size:

a) To make the web page text size larger: Ctrl + + on the numeric keypad (hold down Ctrl and press +), or Ctrl + = on the main keyboard

b) To decrease the text size: Ctrl + -

c) To return to the default font size press Ctrl + 0



Related Information:

  1. Disabled World (May 06, 2009). Changing Font and Text Size in Safari Browser
    https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/accessibility/websitedesign/safari-text-size.php
  2. Disabled World (May 06, 2009). Changing Web Page Text Size using Firefox
    https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/accessibility/websitedesign/text-size-firefox.php
  3. Disabled World (May 06, 2009). Increase Text Size and Fonts in Internet Explorer
    https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/accessibility/websitedesign/text-size-internet-explorer.php


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