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Re: Increase Font Size vs. Zoom

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From: Jared Smith
Date: Nov 8, 2012 4:36PM


On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 3:50 PM, David Ashleydale wrote:
> Thanks, Jared. Do you happen to know what percentage IE's View - Text Size
> - Largest is equivalent to?

Here's what I found in some quick testing...

IE9 (View... Text size):
Larger = 115%
Largest = 132%

Firefox (using CTL + or Command + to Zoom Text Only):
1 increase = 110%
2 increases = 120%
3 increases = 133%
4 increases = 150%
5 increases = 170%
6 increases = 200%

Safari:
1 increase = 119%
2 increases = 144%
3 increases = 175%
4 increases = 206%

Chrome (Settings... Show advanced settings... Font size):
Large = 125%
Very Large = 150%

You'll find that even 150% can be very difficult on some sites. A
lower value may be more reasonable in many cases.

Jared