Most web browsers allow you to override the page settings so you can adjust colours and text to suit your individual needs.

Internet Explorer 7

To zoom in or out on a Web page:

Mouse action:

  • Click the Magnifying glass icon at the bottom right corner of the Internet Explorer window. Or, select the arrow to open the list of options and select one.

Keyboard action:

  • Press CTRL + PLUS SIGN (+) to zoom in, or CTRL + HYPHEN (-) to zoom out.

To change the text size on a Web page:

Mouse actions:

  • Select the Page menu.
  • Point to Text Size.
  • Select your choice of Largest, Larger, Medium, Smaller, Smallest text sizes

Keyboard actions:

  • Select the Page menu, by pressing ALT+P.
  • Select Text Size by pressing X.
  • Select your choice of Largest, Larger, Medium, Smaller, Smallest text sizes by pressing the arrow keys, then ENTER.

Choose colors used on Web pages:

Mouse actions:

  • Select the Tools menu.
  • Select Internet Options
  • On the General tab, select the Colors button then change the colour options to your preference.

Keyboard actions:

  • Select the Tools menu, by pressing ALT+O.
  • Select Internet Options by pressing O.
  • Select the Colors button by pressing ALT+O.

More information can be found here: Accessibility options in Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 6

Accessibility options in Internet Explorer 6

Firefox/Netscape Navigator/Other Gecko based browsers

Find out more about adjusting accessibility options in Firefox/Netscape Navigator/Other Gecko based browsers

Opera

Find out more about adjusting accessibility options in Opera