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Internet Explorer 7 and 8 Browser Settings

   
   

These instructions should guide you through the simple steps of changing the following settings in the Internet Explorer 7 and 8 Web Browsers:

Change the Text Size

  1. Click Page on the toolbar
  2. Click Text size on the Page menu and select the text size you require

You should now notice a change in the size of the text.

Alternatively, if you have a scroll mouse:

Hold down the Control Key (Ctrl) on your keyboard and scroll up or down depending on whether you want the text size larger or smaller (this may not work on all web pages).

Change the Text Style

  1. Click Tools on the toolbar
  2. Then click on Internet Options
  3. Click Fonts
  4. Choose your required font and click OK
  5. Click Accessibility
  6. Check the top 3 boxes, ensuring a small green tick is displayed in each box
  7. Click OK

The style of the font should have changed to your preferred font

How to Change the Text/Background Colour

  1. Click Tools on the toolbar
  2. Then click on Internet Options
  3. Click Colours
  4. Click on Use Windows Colours to ensure the box is not ticked
  5. To change the text/background colour, click on Text or Background, a colour chart will be displayed
  6. Click on you colour preference and the click OK to finish

The colour of the text and/or background should have changed to your preferred colour