Increase the Font Size in Dialog Boxes

You can override the type (font) settings in Internet Explorer, which is useful if you have limited or low vision. You can override the default font settings, and also font sizes specified in Web pages.

How do I change the default font size in Internet Explorer?

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Page.

  2. Point to Text Size, and then click the text size you want.

This changes the font size in most windows and dialog boxes.

How do I override the font size setting in Web pages?

  1. On the Internet Explorer menu, click Tools.

  2. Click Internet Options.

  3. On the General tab, click Accessibility.

  4. In the Accessibility dialog box, select the Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages check box.

  5. Click OK to close the Accessibility and Internet Options dialog boxes, and then refresh the browser window.

This changes the font size in all Internet Explorer windows, even if the Web page contains a font size attribute.

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