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Web pages too small

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Web pages too small


    I have a 17.3 inch screen and the web pages only take up about half of the screen and are too small to read. I went to the control panel and changed the size to 1.5 but it didn't help. Ant suggestions?

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    Change your display size with the custom sizing options on the main Display page...
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    Win 8 64-bit


    Is it just web pages? If you're using Internet Explorer, click on the 'cog' icon in the top right of the window and you can check/change the zoom level. Maybe try 125%.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by dallas336 View Post
    I have a 17.3 inch screen and the web pages only take up about half of the screen and are too small to read. I went to the control panel and changed the size to 1.5 but it didn't help. Any suggestions?
    Your monitor should have control buttons on the bottom or side.
    You can stretch your display to cover the entire screen from using the monitor controls.

    edit-- If you have a button named "Auto" press it first.
    Last edited by David Bailey; 23 Feb 2013 at 21:42. Reason: new info
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  5. #5


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    1. For any browser, just hold down CTRL key and use the scroll wheel to zoom In & Out
    2. Fore Firefox, Install an add-on NoSquint then you can set the Zoom Percentage
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    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8


    Hold down (control) key press (– or +) bigger or smaller in any browser...
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  7. #7


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Control + and - worked also the cog icon. Thanks for your help!
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