Accessibility Extensions for Mozilla/Firefox

Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) and Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)

University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Text Zoom Features

The ZOOM IN and ZOOM OUT buttons on the Accessibility Toolbar allow the user to enlarge and decrease the size of text items on a page. The Shortcut key for Zoom In is CTRL + + (plus) and the Shortcut Key for Zoom Out is CTRL + - (minus). CTRL + 0 (zero) will return the page to the default text size.

Zoom options, listed below

Zoom Shortcut keys:

Zoom Examples:

The following image shows the difference in a page using the Zoom In and Zoom Out buttons. The first image is a screenshot of a page at 100% or regular size:

Screenshot with 100% or normal  size. No zoom

The next image is a screenshot of the same page using the Zoom In feature. Each time the Zoom In button is selected, the text will enlarge.

Screenshot of page using the zoom in feature

The next image is a screenshot of the same page using the Zoom Out feature. Each time the Zoom In button is selected, the text will decrease in size.

Screenshot of the Zoom Out feature.