Controlling text and colours in your web browser:
You can specify the font sizes, styles and colours and foreground and background colours of web pages displayed on your computer screen. This is useful if you have low vision, need larger fonts, or need high-contrast colours. You can set Internet Explorer to use the colours and fonts you specify, your default Windows colours and fonts, or the settings you specify in your own style sheet.
If you use Internet Explorer or Netscape browsers to view the Internet, the following guidelines will enable you to enlarge the size of the text and control the colours on your screen.
Microsoft Internet Explorer for PC:
Open your Internet Explorer web browser
Select 'Tools' from the menu at the top of your window
From the options which appear, select 'Internet Options...'
Click on the 'General' tab
Click on the button marked 'Accessibility'
To change your font size, select the checkbox 'Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages'
To remove background and font colours, select the checkbox marked 'Ignore colours specified on Web pages'
Click OK (and again if necessary)
To change the text size of copy on your screen:
Select 'View' from the menu at the top of your window
From the options which appear, select 'Text size'
Select your desired text size
Instructions for Netscape users:
Select 'Edit' from the menu at the top of the window and choose 'Preferences'
Open the Appearance group and click the 'Fonts' category
Next to 'For the encoding' should read Western to tell the computer which types of letters and symbols to use. From 'Size' select 18
Next to the Variable Width Font field is a drop down box: select 'Arial'. The fixed Width Font box should already read 'Courier New'. From 'Size' select 18
To override the fonts used by the designer of the web page, select 'Use my default fonts overriding document specified fonts'
Select 'Edit' from the menu at the top of the window and choose 'preferences'
Open the Appearance group and click the 'Colours' category
Select a colour button to change colours of text, background, unvisited links, or visited links. To override the colours used by the designer of the web page, select 'Always use my colours, overriding document'
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