Internet Explorer - Fonts and Colours

Fonts

The Fonts option in Internet Explorer allows you to select the fonts used to display text. You may find it easier to read a sans serif font, for example Arial, or a serif font, for example Times New Roman.

You can set Fonts options in the following way:

  1. Click the Tools menu and select Internet Options
  2. On the Internet Options dialog box click the Fonts button
  3. You can now select your preferred font on the Fonts dialog box.

If your font settings have no effect you may need to change settings in the Accessibility options.

Accessibility

Some web page designers specify the fonts and colours that their pages use. If you want to override these fonts and colours you will need to set this in the Accessibility options.

You can set Accessibility options in the following way:

  1. Click the Tools menu and select Internet Options
  2. On the Internet Options dialog box click the Accessibility button

You can now choose to ignore colours, fonts and font sizes specified on web pages.

Colours

The Colors option in Internet Explorer allows you to select the colours used for text, backgrounds, visited and unvisited links.

You can set Colors options in the following way:

  1. Click the Tools menu and select Internet Options
  2. On the Internet Options dialog box click the Colors button
  3. You can now select your preferred colours on the Colors dialog box.

If your colour settings have no effect you may need to change settings in the Accessibility options.