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Increase or decrease text/font size in your browser

  • Click on the Tools menu.
  • Select Options from the drop-down menu.
  • In the Options window, click on the Content tab.
  • On the Content tab, click the Advanced button.
  • In the Advanced window, you can select a minimum font size for all webpages.

Zoom in or out of your screen

  • Click on the View menu.
  • Select Zoom from the drop-down menu.
  • Select Zoom In (“Ctrl”+“+”) or Zoom Out (“Ctrl”+“-“).
  • Reset the screen to 100% magnification by selecting Reset (“Ctrl”+“0”).

Change text and background colors

  • Click on the Tools menu.
  • Select Options from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on the Content tab.
  • Click the Colors button.
  • In the Colors window, you can change colors for the browser’s text, background, unvisited links, and visited links. Be sure to check the box next to “Use system colors” and uncheck the box next to “Allow pages to choose their own colors, instead of my selections above.”

Access closed captions for YouTube videos

Closed captions provide written words for the vocal dialog in videos. You can turn closed captions on or off in YouTube by clicking the “CC” button, located at the bottom of the video player. Please note that YouTube does not require closed captioning for all videos.

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