The University of Western Australia

Adjusting text size in your web browser

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In accordance with these guidelines, our websites are designed to validate as XHTML1.0.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional

University webpages are designed to allow dynamic resizing and respect the settings that you apply in your web browser and operating system.

Should you need to adjust the size of the text in your web browser, use the following shortcuts.

Internet Explorer

  1. From the View menu select Text size
  2. Choose the text size you prefer


  1. From the View menu select Text size
  2. Select Increase, Decrease or Normal

  1. Use the Ctrl + or Ctrl ? keyboard shortcuts

Safari (Macintosh only)

  1. From the View menu select Make text bigger, Make text normal or Make text smaller


  1. Use the Apple + or Apple ? keyboard shortcuts