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I have been using MSIE 8.
It seems hard to configure especially the 7 boxes on the general tab page where you click delete and the boxes appear. I do not know which to check.
I tried Firefox but the print is so small I am always hitting ctrl plus so I can read it although I like the way it is ez to set up.
Is there an ez to configure browser that is also secure or is Firefox about as good as they get?
If you have any notion which of the boxes in Msie 8 I should check that would be fine too.
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I started using Firefox awhile back and I didn't have any trouble enlarging the print. I don't remember for sure but I think you click on the 'view' button and then down to 'zoom'
 
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Old 05-31-10, 12:57 PM
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Don't use the Windows version but in the Linux version of Firefox the path for default font size is: Edit >Preferences > Content > Advanced. Be sure to set the minimum font size on the advanced page. Default is none and many sites have their pages too small. I use 18 for minimum. The path in Windows should be similar.

 
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The view> zoom is the same as ctrl+ or _.
Unless you use MSIE 8 and F.F. interchangeably you don't see the difference in text.
There was no settings that I could find to cause to default but the zoom does the job.
I think the answer is to stick with one browser.
 
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Old 05-31-10, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by peterr View Post
The view> zoom is the same as ctrl+ or _.
Unless you use MSIE 8 and F.F. interchangeably you don't see the difference in text.
There was no settings that I could find to cause to default but the zoom does the job.
I think the answer is to stick with one browser.
You are correct about zoom but did you read my reply. That does work.
 
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Old 05-31-10, 02:40 PM
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Peterr, it is Ctrl++ or Ctrl+- to enlarge or reduce the size, not just Ctrl+
 
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I click ctrl + and there is an enlargement and conversely when I click ctrl-, there is a reduction.
When I click ctrl+-, it gets larger then smaller = no change.

Regarding changing settings, I apologize for being hasty. I use tools>options and see the advanced setting of none and changed the # from 13 to 18.
Thank you for the help
 
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Old 05-31-10, 04:17 PM
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Glad you found it. Tools options rings a dim bell but when I used Windows long ago I used Mozilla so hesitated to point you in the wrong direction.
 
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Have you tried Google Chrome?

You may really like it. Quite secure.

 
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Old 05-31-10, 07:26 PM
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If the OP uses Chrome he should be aware you can not set the default minimum font which was his main problem in Firefox. In Chrome he will have to download and install an add-on to set the minimum font size.
 
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Originally Posted by ray2047 View Post
If the OP uses Chrome he should be aware you can not set the default minimum font which was his main problem in Firefox. In Chrome he will have to download and install an add-on to set the minimum font size.
Thank you, Ray, you saved me some time.
 
 

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