How to Resize Web Pages

Resizing web pages is a simple thing to do in any computer or browser. This is very useful for enlarging web pages for the visually impaired or just zooming in on small, hard to read text. You have several options for resizing any web pages on the Internet.

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Step

Press and hold the "Ctrl" button on your keyboard and use your mouse scroller to zoom in and out of the web page. If you don’t have a mouse with a scroller, continue to step 2.

Step

Press and hold the "Ctrl" button and press the minus ( - ) and plus ( + ) keys on your keyboard to zoom in and out of the web page. If it would be more convenient for you to just use the mouse for this operation, proceed to step 3.

Step

Open the “View” tab of your browser window and hover your mouse pointer over “Zoom.” Press “Zoom In” or “Zoom Out” to change your zoom setting. If at any time you’d like to return your zoom level to the default, either press “Ctrl + 0” or return to the View tab and select “Reset” from the Zoom menu.