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How do I change the font size on a webpage?

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Hi, I had a web page opened on Firefox and then my cat jumped on the keyboard and now that web page is in ridiculously small letters that I can barely read. I closed the browser, but it did not fix the problem. I tried opening the same webpage with Explorer and the font is normal size. On Firefox, the other webpages are normal font size, it is just that one website. Can anyone help? Thank you.

Chosen solution

Glad to know my cat isn't the only one jumps on the keyboard :) And glad someone had the answer to get back to the right page size so I can read what's on the screen.

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the cat jumped on the keyboard!

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  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.1
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • SiteAdvisor
  • McAfee MSC FF plugin DLL
  • NPWLPG
  • Bing Bar
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:8.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0.1

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AJ Godinho 31 solutions 125 answers

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Click "CTRL" and "0" (i.e. zero) to return to the normal font size.

Vivek 310 solutions 2084 answers

Alternatively View > (Alt + V) > Zoom > Reset.

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All about Tools > Options

Going beyond Tools > Options - about:config

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Page Info Tools (Alt + T) > Page Info, Right-click > View Page Info

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Modified by Vivek

David McRitchie 321 solutions 3089 answers

Cat made web page font too small

Use "Ctrl+0" (zero) to restore font to normal size. Hope your cat can't read, but to learn more see http://kb.mozillazine.org/Zoom_text_of_web_page'

SafeBrowser 550 solutions 2392 answers

Use CTRL+0 (<--that is a zero) to reset the Zoom level on affected page(s).

Firefox built-in Zoom functions:

Zoom Add-ons:


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Question owner

The control + 0 worked. Thank you all for such a prompt and accurate answer!

hopiey 1 solutions 1 answers

Chosen Solution

Glad to know my cat isn't the only one jumps on the keyboard :) And glad someone had the answer to get back to the right page size so I can read what's on the screen.