Tech Tip of the Week: Zoom Zoom!

zoom-in-outIf you sometimes find it challenging to read text on websites, you can easily zoom in to make it bigger, and zoom out to make it smaller.

Browsers like Firefox, Safari, and Chrome have standardized the keystrokes used to zoom in and out. The keystrokes can be used repeatedly to zoom further in or out.


  • Command + zooms in
  • Command – zooms out
  • Command 0 resets it to the default zoom level


  • Control + zooms in
  • Control – zooms out
  • Control 0 resets it to the default zoom level

Zooming Text Only
Both Firefox and Safari have an option in the View menu to allow you to zoom text only. This can be helpful, but it can also cause visual discrepancies as text runs into graphics.