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Make your Text Bigger

Many programs that you use every day can easily make the text bigger and more readable instantly with just the press of a couple of keys:

MAC OSX

The general screen magnifier in OSX is found by going to System Preferences | Accessibility | Zoom, then TICK either “scroll gesture” and/or “keyboard shortcuts” for your preferred method. You can then zoom by using either: CTRL+MouseScroller or OPTION+COMMAND+ =/-

Also, when in:

  • Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Firefox : use COMMAND +/-
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. : use the Slider (usually bottom-right)

Windows

The general screen magnifier in Windows is: Press Windows logo key? plus "+"

Also, when in:

  • Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox : use CTRL +/-
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. : use the Slider (usually bottom-right)