How to Decrease the magnification of fonts

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by BND1999, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. BND1999 macrumors newbie

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    Accidentally i hit something that increased the magnification and font size on this window.. while im typing.. how do i decrease it... its so big its ridiculous.. must be something you hit to increase and decrease the size..

    man its hard navigating first time on mac after years of pc usuage... wish i had you all here
     
  2. Makosuke macrumors 603

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    Is this just the font size within a web browser window? If so, you either held down the control key while scrolling with a scroll wheel/trackpad (which in at least some browsers changes the font size) or hit command-+ .

    In either case, you can just close the window and open a new one. Command - (that is, command and the minus key) will also reduce font size.

    If you've actually zoomed in on a portion of the screen at the system level, that's a feature designed for people who don't see well. It can be turned off in System Preferences -> Universal Access (it's called "Zoom" there).
     

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