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Changing browser text size

If you find the text on our website too large or too small, you can adjust this through your browser. We advise that this is done by changing the ‘zoom’ level of your browser, as this will enlarge/reduce any maps, images and charts in line with the text. Instructions on how to do this can be found below for the most popular Internet browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, go to the Page menu at the top right of your browser window and select Zoom. From here you can increase or decrease the text size to suit your preference.

Windows keyboard shortcuts:

Press Ctrl and + to increase the size
Press Ctrl and - to decrease the size
Press Ctrl and 0 to go back to the default size

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

Press Cmd and + to increase the size
Press Cmd and - to decrease the text size
Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, go to the Page menu at the top right of your browser window and select Zoom. From here you can increase or decrease the text size to suit your preference.

Windows keyboard shortcuts:

Press Ctrl and + to increase the size
Press Ctrl and - to decrease the size
Press Ctrl and 0 to go back to the default size

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

Press Cmd and + to increase the size
Press Cmd and - to decrease the text size
Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Text Size from the drop down menu. From here you can choose the most appropriate size for you.

Mozilla Firefox

Go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Zoom. From here you can increase or decrease the text size to suit your preference.

Windows keyboard shortcuts:

Press Ctrl and + to increase the size
Press Ctrl and - to decrease the size
Press Ctrl and 0 to go back to the default size

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

Press Cmd and + to increase the size
Press Cmd and - to decrease the text size
Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Safari

Go to the View menu at the top of your browser window and select Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller from the drop down menu.

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

Press Cmd and + to increase the size
Press Cmd and - to decrease the text size
Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Google Chrome


Go to the Select and Customise menu at the top right of your browser window and select Zoom. From here you can choose an appropriate percentage.

Windows keyboard shortcuts:

Press Ctrl and + to increase the size
Press Ctrl and - to decrease the size
Press Ctrl and 0 to go back to the default size

Macintosh keyboard shortcuts:

Press Cmd and + to increase the size
Press Cmd and - to decrease the text size
Press Cmd and 0 to go back to the default size

Updated: 14 February 2012 | Owner: Holly Maskell