How do I change text size in Blackboard?

To change text size, use the browser's controls.

For all browsers, you can use the following key combinations:

For Windows:

  • Zoom In: Press CTRL "+"
  • Zoom Out: Press CTRL "-"
  • Reset or Original Size: Press CTRL "0" (except for Internet Explorer)

For Macs:

  • Zoom In: Press COMMAND "+"
  • Zoom Out: Press COMMAND "-"
  • Reset or Original Size: Press COMMAND "0"

Google Chrome

From the menu bar, select View > Zoom In or Zoom Out. Select Actual Size to return the view to the original size.

FireFox

From the menu bar, select View > Zoom Text Only and select Zoom In or Zoom Out from the same menu. Only the text size changes while other elements on the page remain the same. If you want to change all page elements, clear the Zoom Text Only selection and then select View > Zoom In or Zoom Out. Select Reset to return the view to the original size.

Internet Explorer

From the menu bar, select View > Zoom > Zoom In or Zoom Out -OR- select a percentage.

Safari

From the menu bar, select View > Zoom Text Only and select Zoom In or Zoom Out from the same menu. Only the text size changes while other elements on the page remain the same. If you want to change all page elements, clear the Zoom Text Only selection and select View > Zoom In or Zoom Out. Select Actual Size to return the view to the original size.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.  

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