In order to make it easier for everyone to use this site we have dedicated this
page to providing information and techniques for enlarging the font and display
size as well as recommendations for easy translation into a broad range of
Controlling Font and Display Size
Good News! Now it's easier than ever to ZOOM in or out on almost any
web page when using current versions of the 3 most popular browsers (Internet
Explorer, FireFox and Chrome). All you have to do is open your browser,
load a page and roll your mouse button up or down while holding down the
To zoom in on a web page in Safari or Firefox, you use the "command"
key and "+" or "-". If you're using a trackpad on an Apple
notebook, you can do a reverse pinch to zoom in as you would on an iPhone or
Translating Web Pages
Google offers a “Toolbar” that can be added to any of the popular web
browsers. The Google Toolbar provides a great webpage translation function
with a single click.
To get started:
1. Visit Google and
download the free Toolbar :
(The link above is for the
Microsoft Internet Explorer version of the Toolbar but if you search for “Google
Toolbar for Firefox” you’ll be delivered to the appropriate location)
2. Follow the instructions and install the toolbar into your browser.
3. Close your browser and reopen it.
4. To turn on your new Toolbar right click in an empty part of the top menu
bar (the blue bar that holds the icons) and select “Google Toolbar” from the
5. Now you should see the Toolbar.
6. Click on the “More >>>” and select “Translate” or “Pin all Buttons” to add
the TRANSLATE feature to the toolbar.
7. Now visit a website page with a lot of text on it and click “translate” on
the Google Toolbar. Select the language you want the page translated into.
(The next time you translate a page the toolbar will assume you want the same
language, but you can change it.)
That’s all there is to adding translations to your browser.