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Re: Windows XP - IE 6 - how to make text bigger?

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 18:42:51 +0200 (EET)
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Jim Byrne wrote:

> Can anyone tell me where to find the option in Internet Explorer 6 for
> Windows XP to increase the size of the text beyond the largest (but still
> not very big) option provided on the view menu?

As far as I know, the only way to set font size to something else than the
five alternatives in the View > Text Size menu on IE is to set up a user
style sheet.

This isn't as bad it as it sounds. You could simply write, using your
favorite editor, a file with a one-liner content like
body { font-size: 20pt; }
and then (on an English version of IE): Tools > Internet Options >
General > Accessibility
and check "Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages" and
"Format documents using my style sheet" and use then the "Browse" button
to specify the file you wrote.

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Thursday, 20 March 2003 11:42:54 UTC

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