Firefox : Fonts and Colors

Overriding Page Fonts

Some web sites may display text in fonts that are difficult to read,
and other sites may rely on the browser’s default fonts.  You can set
your default fonts by going to  Edit >Preferences, selecting the
Content panel, and selecting a default font and size in the
Fonts & Colors section.

You can specify default fonts for different styles, including serif,
sans-serif, and monospace by clicking the Advanced button.
However, many web pages specify their own fonts, so your choices
will have no effect on such pages.  To override the fonts defined by
such pages, uncheck the Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead
of my selections above optionpreference.

Note that some web pages may display incorrectly depending on your
choice of a default font.

Setting a Minimum Font Size

Some web sites may display text which is too small to read
comfortably.  To make such pages easier to read, you can set a minimum
font size. On web pages that try to display text smaller than this
size, Firefox will enlarge the text to your chosen size.

To set a minimum font size, go to  Edit  > Preferences, select the
Content panel, and click the Advanced button in the
Fonts & Colors section.  You can specify a minimum font
size from the dropdown menu.

Note that some web pages may display incorrectly depending on your
choice of a minimum font size.

Resizing Page Text

You can temporarily change the size of text on any web page in the
View > Text Size menu.  The new
size will remain in effect until you close your browser window or
tab, even if you navigate to a different web site.

The following keyboard shortcuts control text size:

*     Press CtrlCmd++ to
increase the text size.  This zooms the text to 120% of its original
size, then 150%, 200%, 300%, 450%, 675%, 1013%, and 1519%.

*     Press CtrlCmd+- to
decrease the text size.  This zooms the text to 90% of its original
size, then 50%, 33%, 22%, 15%, 10%, 7%, 4%, 3%, 2%, and 1%.

*     Press CtrlCmd+0 to reset the text size to the web
page’s default size.

Note that some web pages may display incorrectly if you increase or
decrease the text size.

Overriding Page Colors

Some web sites may display text and background colors that are
difficult to read, and other sites may rely on the browser’s default
colors.  You can set your default colors by going to Edit >  Preferences,
selecting the Content panel, and clicking the Colors
button in the Fonts & Colors section.  You can set
default text and background colors, as well as default colors for
visited and unvisited hyperlinks.  You can also specify whether
hyperlinks should be underlined.

However, many web pages set their own colors, so your choices will
have no effect.  To override the colors defined by web pages, uncheck
the Allow pages to choose their own colors, instead of my
selections above preference.

Using a High Contrast Theme

Firefox automatically detects if you are using a High
Contrast theme and displays everything in your high contrast color
scheme.  This overrides all other other browser or web page
settings, and it affects the Firefox interface itself (all
menus, windows, and dialog boxes) and the content of any web page
you visit.

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