Zoom in on a webpage
This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Internet Explorer 8.
Internet Explorer Zoom lets you enlarge or reduce the view of a webpage. Unlike changing font size, zoom enlarges or reduces everything on the page, including text and images. You can zoom from 10% to 1000%.
Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Internet Explorer.
On the bottom right of the Internet Explorer screen, click the arrow next to the Change Zoom Level
To go to a predefined zoom level, click the percentage of enlargement or reduction you want.
- or -
To specify a custom level, click Custom. In the Percentage zoom box, type a zoom value, and then click OK.
If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold down the CTRL key, and then scroll the wheel to zoom in or out.
If you click the Change Zoom Level
, it will cycle through 100%, 125%, and 150%, giving you a quick enlargement of the webpage.
From the keyboard you can increase or decrease the zoom value in 10% increments. To zoom in, press CTRL+PLUS SIGN (+). To zoom out, press CTRL+MINUS SIGN (-). To restore the zoom to 100%, press CTRL+0.