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Adjusting Font size and zoom - increase the size of our web pages

Zoom is a feature which allows you to increase or decrease either the size of a web page (Page Zoom, which is the default zoom) or the size of all text displayed in a web page (Text Zoom) in order to improve readability on a website basis. This article explains how to zoom in and out per website and describes the zoom text settings.   There are two quick ways to zoom in and out.

Keyboard
  • To zoom in, increasing the size, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [+].
  • To zoom out, decreasing the size, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [-].
  • To reset size back to normal, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [0].
Mouse

If your mouse has a scroll wheel, press and hold [Ctrl] while scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.


Another Method - To increase or decrease the size of objects and text on your screen:

  1. Open Display in Control Panel.
  2. On the Settings tab, click Advanced.
  3. On the General tab, in the DPI setting list, click the dots per inch (dpi) setting you want to use.
  4. If you choose Other in the DPI setting list, you can set custom options in the Custom DPI Setting dialog box either by selecting one of the percentage options in the drop-down list or by clicking on the ruler and dragging the pointer to specify a setting.
  5. Restart your computer when prompted.


To change your screen resolution if you are using a Windows XP product:

  1. Open Display in Control Panel.
  2. On the Settings tab, under Screen resolution, drag the slider, and then click Apply.
  3. When prompted to apply the settings, click OK. Your screen will turn black for a moment.
  4. Once your screen resolution changes, you have 15 seconds to confirm the change. Click Yes to confirm the change; click No or do nothing to revert to your previous setting.


To change your screen resolution if you are using Windows 7:

  1. Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance and Personalization, clicking Adjust screen resolution.
  2. Click the drop-down list next to Resolution, move the slider to the resolution you want, and then click Apply.
  3. Click Keep to use the new resolution, or click Revert to go back to the previous resolution.



Adjusting Font size and zoom - increase the size of our web pages

Zoom is a feature which allows you to increase or decrease either the size of a web page (Page Zoom, which is the default zoom) or the size of all text displayed in a web page (Text Zoom) in order to improve readability on a website basis. This article explains how to zoom in and out per website and describes the zoom text settings.   There are two quick ways to zoom in and out.

Keyboard
  • To zoom in, increasing the size, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [+].
  • To zoom out, decreasing the size, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [-].
  • To reset size back to normal, press and hold [Ctrl] while pressing [0].
Mouse

If your mouse has a scroll wheel, press and hold [Ctrl] while scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.


Another Method - To increase or decrease the size of objects and text on your screen:

  1. Open Display in Control Panel.
  2. On the Settings tab, click Advanced.
  3. On the General tab, in the DPI setting list, click the dots per inch (dpi) setting you want to use.
  4. If you choose Other in the DPI setting list, you can set custom options in the Custom DPI Setting dialog box either by selecting one of the percentage options in the drop-down list or by clicking on the ruler and dragging the pointer to specify a setting.
  5. Restart your computer when prompted.


To change your screen resolution if you are using a Windows XP product:

  1. Open Display in Control Panel.
  2. On the Settings tab, under Screen resolution, drag the slider, and then click Apply.
  3. When prompted to apply the settings, click OK. Your screen will turn black for a moment.
  4. Once your screen resolution changes, you have 15 seconds to confirm the change. Click Yes to confirm the change; click No or do nothing to revert to your previous setting.


To change your screen resolution if you are using Windows 7:

  1. Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance and Personalization, clicking Adjust screen resolution.
  2. Click the drop-down list next to Resolution, move the slider to the resolution you want, and then click Apply.
  3. Click Keep to use the new resolution, or click Revert to go back to the previous resolution.



West Virginia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
300 Capitol Street - Suite 910, Charleston, West Virginia  25301
(304) 558-3554   |   info@wvpebd.org



West Virginia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
300 Capitol Street - Suite 910, Charleston, West Virginia  25301
(304) 558-3554   |   info@wvpebd.org



Site Last Updated 10/17/2017