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I am trying to make my font bigger for my instructable (because its too small for me to see) but I can't seem to find a good way to make the font bigger. Is there any way to make the font bigger?

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canucksgirl (author)2012-06-23

Is This Size big enough? 

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DTaco (author)canucksgirl2012-06-23
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canucksgirl (author)DTaco2012-06-23

Write out your Instructables text, and then click on the button that says "Source" (you'll see it along with the buttons for making links, bold text etc).

When the text is viewed in source, you'll see that there are some "non-printed" code for things like paragraph breaks and they are shown in 'less than' signs and 'greater than' signs like this: <code goes here>

So to make the font a larger size, you add this at the beginning:

<font size="4">

And then you put this code at the end of the text. </font>

If you're making a step by step instructable, you have to put that before and after code on each step. To ensure that it's working correctly, just re-click the "Source" button (so that you're back to the regular editor buttons), and then after saving the changes, go to the "More" options (to the right of the Edit, Publish, Share tabs) and go to "Full Preview" to see what your instructable will look like before you publish it.

If you need me to clarify anything, let me know.

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DTaco (author)canucksgirl2012-06-24

Thank you!
Now its much easier to see my instructable!
I was having a hard time reading it but now its easier! Thanks for the tip!

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Kiteman (author)DTaco2012-06-24

If it is a matter of weak eyesight or a small screen, then any normal web page can be made larger by pressing "Ctrl" and "+" at the same time.

You can reduce the size by pressing "Ctrl-", and reset with "Ctrl0".

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Lithium Rain (author)Kiteman2012-06-24

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That's what I said - is my comment not visible?

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Lithium Rain (author)2012-06-23

Perhaps a better solution to your problem is to hit the ctrl and + keys on your keyboard simultaneously (ctrl and - to zoom out); this will zoom in the text in your browser for you but not impose your preference on your readers. :)

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vroom...vroom... (author)2012-06-23

Not sure if this works. Nope, doesn't work. I think it's impossible.

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